Producer's Note:Wine exclusively produced from Baga grapes with green harvest at the beginning of August.Fermented for 2 weeks in stainless steel vats under temperature control.Matured for 12 months in new and used Allier oak casks. To be dished up...
Wine Spectator: 95 Points Now we are talking. Wow. Aromas of licorice, flowers and crushed blackberries. Full-bodied and medium sweet, with lovely smooth, fine tannins and a long, sweet fruit finish. Greatest young Vintage Port of Smith...
Wine Spectator: 95 Points Dark and tightly wound, with iron, wild herb and cocoa notes backed by full tannins wrapping the firm dark cherry and plum skin notes, ending with dark tar, graphite and bitter almond. Hide this in the cellar for a...
Maison Pierre Bouree
Charmes-Chambertin is one of Gevrey-Chambertin's lesser-known grand cru sites, located on the Côte d'Or right below the famous Le Chambertin climat itself. Often refered to alongside the Mazoyères-Chambertin vineyard, Charmes-Chambertin...
Maison Roche de Bellene
Michael Godel: 95 Points Potel finds gold in Gevrey-Chambertin with this extraordinary Petit Chapelle Premier Cru barrel. There is a level of ripeness and extraction that exceeds most of the rest in this magnificent négoce line-up and...
Wine Spectator: 97 Points Loaded with mango, quince and fig fruit that works harmoniously with green almond, floral and mineral notes. Terrific creamy texture hides the latent acidity while the flavors glaze your palate on the finish. Both pure and...
Wine Spectator: 95 PointsDark and tightly wound, with iron, wild herb and cocoa notes backed by full tannins wrapping the firm dark cherry and plum skin notes, ending with dark tar, graphite and bitter almond. Hide this in the cellar for a few years...
Blend:Aglianico 80%Piedirosso 20%
James Suckling: 98 Points A massive Yquem, this has a dense palate that is almost chewy like a red. Full and very sweet, with notes of dried apricot, pineapple, and papaya on the palate. Long, with a vanilla-coconut tart finish. What a wine,...
Winemaker's Note:From the first vintage in 1976, Tom Jordan has sought to create a soft, approachable Cabernet Sauvignon in which the winemaking is simply a logical completion of nature's work. With this in mind, Jordan Vineyard & Winery has...
Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar:Bright ruby. Oak-spiced cherry and raspberry aromas are complicated by suggestions of pipe tobacco, licorice and vanilla. Smoky and sweet on the palate, offering smooth red fruit compote flavors and a good wallop...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 95 Points A classic, old style Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Montelena’s 2004 reveals beautiful purity along with lots of creme de cassis fruit, a full-bodied mouthfeel, and a long finish. By Montelena...
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
Wine Spectator: 97 Points Very rich, but cuts like a knife, with dried apricot, marzipan and wet stone notes leading the way for richer flavors of candle wax, heather, honey and white peach on the back end. The long, extremely taut finish...