Press/Reviews

Vinous, August 2017: “The Rosé Wave Keeps Building”

  • 10th August 2017
Josh Raynolds of Vinous Media recognized several of our best rosé producers in his article "The Rosé Wave Keeps Building": **All items available to order now** [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] Domaine du Cagueloup, 2016 Bandol Rosé - 90 pts "Light bright orange. Mineral-accented raspberry and blood orange scents are complemented by a suave floral nuance. Chewy and focused on the palate, offering vibrant red berry and orange pith flavors that stretch out and deepen with air. Concentrated yet lively, finishing with lingering florality, a touch of sappy red berries and very good persistence." [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] Château Léoube, 2016…
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Wine Enthusiast, August 2017: Domaines Devillard

  • 9th August 2017
More glowing reviews for Domaines Devillard!  Wine Enthusiast gives 90+ points to their 2015 selection: -------------------------------------------------------- [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 93 pts    -    2015 Château de Chamirey Clos l’Evêque Premier Cru Pinot Noir Mercurey 93 pts    -    2015 Château de Chamirey Champs Martin Premier Cru Pinot Noir Mercurey 92 pts    -    2015 Château de Chamirey Clos du Roi Premier Cru Pinot Noir Mercurey **COMING SOON** 91 pts    -    2015 Château de Chamirey La Mission Premier Cru Chardonnay Mercurey **COMING SOON** 90 pts    -    2015 Domaine de la Ferté Clos de Mortières Pinot…
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Wine Spectator, August 2017: 2015 Chateau de Chamirey Reviews

  • 7th August 2017
Top scores from Wine Spectator for the 2015 selection from Chateau de Chamirey: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 Mercurey Clos des Ruelles 90pts *Available to order now* "Cherry and sweet spice flavors are the hallmarks of this round red. Moderate tannins add structure. Stays balanced and open, with a lingering finish. Mouthwatering. Best from 2019 through 2026." [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 Mercurey White La Mission 92pts *Coming soon* "Lush and complex, exuding peach, floral, lemon cake and baking spice flavors. Seamless from start to finish, this should win a lot of fans for the easygoing charm. Fine length. Drink…
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Wine Advocate, July 2017: Marc Kreydenweiss & Andre Kientzler

  • 14th July 2017
  Congrats to Marc Kreydenweiss for their review from Wine Advocate concerning the 2015 "La Fontaine aux Enfants". Here is the full review: "From 25-year-old Auxerrois and Pinot Blanc vines on pure granite soils on the top of the Kastelberg, the 2015 La Fontaine Aux Enfants Cru d'Alsace opens with a pure and fresh citrus fruit aroma with crushed stones flavors. Medium to full-bodied, very fresh, pure and salty-mineral on the palate this is a ripe, lush and promising Pinot wth an almost steely, aromatically intense and juicy finish. This wine is still a baby that should develop at least…
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Wine Spectator Insider, July 2017: Semiannual Report

  • 7th July 2017
On July 5th, Wine Spectator released their Semiannual Report concerning all their tastings between January 4th and June 28th 2017. A chance for us to look back on our top-score wine reviews from this year!    Marc Kreydenweiss - Andlau Riesling 2013 "This broad and creamy white is enlivened by vibrant acidity, unraveling a skein of spice through poached apple, singed orange peel and dried marjoram notes. Drink now through 2022. 1,708 cases made." -90 points [button color=black size=normal url="http://www.apwineimports.com/us/services/domaine-marc-kreydenweiss-biodynamic/" ]Learn more about Marc Kreydenweiss[/button] Château  Léoville Poyferré - St Julien 2015 "This features depth and focus, with a really…
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Wine Spectator Insider, June 2017: Domaine Pierre Gaillard

  • 22nd June 2017
The editors at Wine Spectator Insider recently rated and reviewed the 2015 Côte Rôtie from Domaine Pierre Gaillard. Full review: "Vibrant, with a long beam of cassis and plum fruit inlaid with mulling spice, bay, singed iron and sanguine notes. Everything pulls together wonderfully on the focused and refined finish while leaving a mineral echo. Best from 2019 through 2027." -93pts, Wine Spectator Insider Coming soon !
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Burghound, June 2017: Domaine Darviot-Perrin – new wines coming in

  • 7th June 2017
**COMING SOON** AP Wine Imports welcomes the highly acclaimed 2014 selection from Domaine Darviot-Perrin.  Below are the reviews from Burghound.com: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru - "Blanchots Dessus"-94 pts "A copiously layered nose features notes of citrus peel, resin, petrol, lilac, pear, white peach and soft wood nuances. There is seriously good size, weight and power to the broad-shouldered and admirably concentrated flavors that possess evident power and this is particularly so on the serious, palate staining and hugely long finish. If this built-to-age baby Montrachet can add more depth it should merit the upper end of my predicted…
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Vinous, May 2017: Chateau de La Gravelle

  • 11th May 2017
In his article "2014 & 2015 Muscadet: Contrasting Vintages Ripe for Discovery", David Schildknecht of Vinous Media identifies the 2015 Muscadet from Chateau de la Gravelle as a wine to keep an eye out for: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine, Château de la Gravelle-90pts **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** "...this displays a luscious meld of white peach and lime on a glossy but - for its vintage - impressively lively palate. Mouthwatering salinity adds to the appeal of an infectiously juicy finish." -David Schildknecht, Vinous For more on this producer and to purchase their wines, check them out their…
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Decanter, April 2017: Guerrieri Rizzardi

  • 28th April 2017
Congrats to Guerrieri Rizzardi: 93pts for the 2011 Calcarole from Decanter! "Oak & aniseed aromas contrast w/ rose hip syrup, rhubarb & violets." The 2009 Calcarole (91pts Wine Spectator & Robert Parker) is available to order right now on SevenFifty! To learn more about this producer, check out our profile on Guerrieri Rizzardi on our website.
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Wine Enthusiast, July 2017: Château Léoube

  • 6th April 2017
The editors at Wine Enthusiast recently rated and reviewed the 2016 selection from Château Léoube... Below are the top scores they were awarded: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2016 Côtes de Provence La Londe-92pts (Cellar Selection) **COMING SOON** [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2016 Secret de Léoube-91pts **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2016 Côtes de Provence Rosé-90pts (Editors' Choice) **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] For more on Château Léoube and to view our full selection of their wines, check out their profile on our website and SevenFifty!  
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Wine Advocate, March 2017: Weingut Rings

  • 27th March 2017
In his article entitled "Germany: Beyond the Standards - Up and Coming Producers in the Pfalz and Franken", Stephen Reinhardt of Wine Advocate singles out the 2015 Riesling Kallstadter Saumagen GG from Pfalz producer Weingut Rings: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 Riesling Kallstadter Saumagen GG-91+pts "...the attack on the palate is surprisingly racy, but the wine itself is pure, lean and mineral, even more piquant than the Steinacker and the Nussriegel and significantly more closed..." [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] For more info on this producer and to view our full selection of Weingut Rings wines, check out their profile on…
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Vinous, March 2017: Domaine André Kientzler

  • 24th March 2017
In his article, "Alsace: The 2015s and Late-Released 2014s", Ian d'Agata of Vinous Media praises the 2015 selection from Domaine André Kientzler: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 Riesling d'Alsace-90+ pts "Bright straw-green. Delicately ripe tropical fruit aromas and flavors are complicated by stone fruit and minerals. Finishes long with sneaky concentration. Outstanding entry-level Riesling." [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 Riesling Grand Cru Osterberg-94 pts "Pale straw-green. Enticing aromas of apple, pear and jasmine. Clean, rich and very harmonious, offering a glyceral mouthfeel to the floral and orchard fruit flavors. Showcases lovely balance, outstanding density and noteworthy length. Kientzler’s Osterberg grapes grow…
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March 2017: Reviews for 2015 Château Reynon Blanc

  • 21st March 2017
Wine Advocate & Vinous give high scores to the 2015 Reynon Blanc from Château Reynon: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 Château Reynon Blanc **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** "...crisp Granny Smith apple and limestone-scented bouquet that is linear and focused, yet bounding full of energy. The palate is medium-bodied with a lively, citrus-driven entry backed by hints of pineapple and guava. Harmonious from start to finish and with impressive substance..." -92pts, Neal Martin, Wine Advocate "...absolutely delicious. Rich, creamy and inviting, the 2015 captures striking richness and plenty of nuance. Peach, apricot, jasmine and candied lemon are some of the signatures.…
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Wine Spectator, March 2017: Château Doisy Daëne

  • 21st March 2017
James Molesworth of Wine Spectator gives a rave review to the 2014 Grand Vin Sec from Château Doisy Daëne: [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2014 Château Doisy-Daëne Grand Vin Sec ∼93 pts∼ "There's lovely tension here, with strong fleur de sel and thyme notes that drive the white peach, fennel and verbena flavors along. The vibrant and lengthy finish ripples with energy. Sauvignon Blanc. Drink now through 2024. 2,500 cases made." -James Molesworth, Wine Spectator [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] For more information on this producer and to see our selection of their wines, check out their profile on our website and…
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Wine Spectator Insider, February 2017: Domaine Méo-Camuzet

  • 2nd February 2017
Bruce Sanderson gives Domaine Méo-Camuzet the following score in the latest edition of Wine Spectator Insider: 2014 Échezeaux Grand Cru "Les Rouges du Bas" **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** "A silky red, seamlessly integrated and bursting with black cherry and blackberry fruit. The toasty oak adds light char and chocolate accents. Best from 2020 through 2040." -95pts, Bruce Sanderson For more on Méo-Camuzet and to view our selection of their wines, check out our page on SevenFifty and profile on our website!
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Jancis Robinson, January 2017: Pierre & Jeanne Gaillard

  • 1st February 2017
Jancis Robinson reviews the Northern Rhone reds from 2015, including the following from Pierre & Jeanne Gaillard: Pierre Gaillard 2015 St-Joseph-16.5pts (Distinguished to Superior) "100% Syrah. More restrained nose than the Terre de Mandrin (Collines Rhodaniennes) but lovely round, silky texture with good lift. Neat finish and notably long. Bravo! Drink 2018-2022"   [hr style=none margin_top=5 margin_bottom=5] 2015 St-Joseph "Clos de Cuminaille"-16.5pts (Distinguished to Superior) "100% Syrah. Tank sample. Quite intense and glossy. Lots of satisfaction! Liquorice and tar but with no shortage of fruit. Drink 2018-2025."   [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] Jeanne Gaillard 2015 Syrah Vin de Pays des…
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Wine Spectator, January 2017: Domaine Marc Kreydenweiss

  • 26th January 2017
In the latest edition of Wine Spectator, the 2013 Andlau Riesling from Domaine Marc Kreydenweiss received the following high score: 2013 Andlau Riesling **90pts-AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** "This broad and creamy white is enlivened by vibrant acidity, unraveling a skein of spice through poached apple, singed orange peel and dried marjoram notes. Drink now through 2022. 1,708 cases made."—A.N. For more on this producer, check out their profile page on our website!
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Wine Spectator, January 2017: Domaine Bourillon-Dorléans

  • 26th January 2017
In the latest edition of Wine Spectator, the 2015 Vouvray Sec "La Coulée d'Argent" Vieilles Vignes from Domaine Bourillon-Dorléans was awarded the following: 2015 Vouvray Sec "La Coulée d'Argent" Vieilles Vignes **92pts-AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** "Lovely yellow and red apple notes mingle with enticing ginger and dried quince accents, all backed by a pure, mineral-driven finish that leaves a mouthwatering echo. Drink now through 2025."—J.M. For more on this producer, check out their profile page on our website!
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Wine Spectator Insider, January 2017: Domaine du Cellier aux Moines

  • 26th January 2017
In the latest edition of Wine Spectator Insider, the 2014 Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Pucelles" from Domaine du Cellier aux Moines was singled out: 2014 Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Pucelles" **95pts-COMING SOON** "The lush, creamy texture makes a great foil for the peach, lemon cake, toast and briny, seashore flavors. Balanced in a youthful way, with all the components needing time to fully integrate. Delivers lingering toast and mineral accents. Best from 2019 through 2029. From France."—B.S. For more on this producer, check out their profile page on our website!
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Wine Enthusiast, January 2017: Domaine André Kientzler

  • 9th January 2017
Wine Enthusiast recently awarded high scores to the following selection from one of our favorite Alsatian winemakers, Domaine André Kientzler: [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Riesling Grand Cru Osterberg-91pts **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2014 Riesling Grand Cru Geisberg-91pts **2013 VINTAGE AVAILABLE-93PTS WINE ADVOCATE**         [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2014 Muscat Grand Cru Kirchberg-90pts **2010, 2012 (91pts-Vinous), & 2015 VINTAGES AVAILABLE**           [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] For more on this producer, check out the Domaine André Kientzler profile on our website!
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Wine Spectator Insider, December 2016: Chateau Coutet

  • 22nd December 2016
The latest edition of Wine Spectator Insider has high praise for the 2014 Sauternes-Barsac from Chateau Coutet: 2014 Sauternes-Barsac, Chateau Coutet-96 points "This shows the vivid, racy side of Barsac, with streaming flavors of pineapple, yellow apple, green plum and white ginger, displaying lovely energy from start to finish. Ends with enough honeysuckle and orange blossom notes to balance the richness. Best from 2020 through 2035." -Molesworth, James. Wine Spectator Insider, Vol. 12, No.50. December 21, 2016. For more on Chateau Coutet, visit their profile page on our website!
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Vinous, December 2016: Domaine Nicolas-Jay

  • 15th December 2016
2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, Domaine Nicolas-Jay **92pts** **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** "Deep bright red. A complex, highly perfumed bouquet evokes ripe red fruits, cola, Asian spices and rhubarb, plus a suave floral topnote. Juicy and focused on entry, then broader in the midpalate, offering appealingly sweet, supple red and dark berry and spicecake flavors and suggestions of candied flowers and mocha. Finishes sappy and very long, displaying repeating spiciness and smooth, slow-building tannins. This is quite an impressive wine for a "basic" bottling, much less a freshman effort." -Raynolds, Josh. "Oregon Pinot Noir: The Exceptional 2014s and Often Surprising…
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Vinous, December 2016: Masseria del Feudo

  • 15th December 2016
2015 Grillo, Masseria del Feudo-90+pts **AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW** "Bright straw. Orange blossom, lemon peel and aromatic herbs on the nose. Then clean and precise, offering easygoing fresh citrus fruit and herbal flavors. Finishes long and classically dry, with lingering perfume." -D'Agata, Ian. "Sicily: Moving Fast While Slowly Rediscovering its Past." www.vinous.com. 8 December 2016.
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Wine Spectator, December 2016: “Top 100 Wines of 2016”

  • 13th December 2016
Congrats to Domaine Nicolas-Jay for being listed on Wine Spectator's list of "Top 100 Wines of 2016"! 2014 Nicolas-Jay Pinot Noir Willamette Valley-93 pts **AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE FROM AP WINE IMPORTS** "Broad, expressive and light-footed, this brims with cherry, plum, licorice and cashew flavors that keep singing on the focused finish.  Drink now through 2024.  1,750 cases made."-HS
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Decanter, November 2016: Champagne Eric Rodez

  • 13th December 2016
Nina Caplan of Decanter Magazine profiled Eric Rodez of Champagne Rodez and his line of outstanding Champagnes for their November issue-click below to view the full article: For more on this producer and our selection of Rodez Champagnes, check out our website and page on SevenFifty!
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Jancis Robinson, November 2016: Diego Conterno

  • 2nd December 2016
Julia Harding MW of www.jancisrobinson.com reviews the 2012 Barolo Ginestra from Diego Conterno: 2012 Barolo Ginestra-17.5/20pts "Light brick red. Fine dried-cherry aroma and a hint of coffee but also some orange peel. Really elegant on the palate, fine, soft tannins, spicy aftertaste. Mid weight but refined and fresh and a lovely whole." For more info on this producer, check out their profile on our website!
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James Suckling, November 2016: Masseria Del Feudo

  • 2nd December 2016
James Suckling recently awarded top scores to the 2015 offering from Sicilian producer Masseria del Feudo: [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Grillo di Sicilia-91pts “A white with pretty energy and intensity. Full body, lots of fruit and enduring freshness. So long and flavorful. Fun.” [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Inzolia di Sicilia Il Giglio-90pts “A very attractive inzolia with intense lemon and mineral character. Just a hint of saltiness. Medium-bodied, crisp and clean.” [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Nero d'Avola di Sicilia Il Giglio-91pts “Aromas of smoke, dried meat and dark cherries. Full to medium body, firm and velvety tannins…
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Vinous, November 2016: Tenuta Cavalier Pepe

  • 18th November 2016
Ian D'Agata of Vinous Media gives top scores to the 2015 offering from Italian producer Tenuta Cavalier Pepe:   2015 Irpinia Coda di Volpe Bianco di Bellona-92pts "Pale bright yellow. Ripe aromas of peach and tropical fruit are complicated by hints of flint and nutmeg. Spicy and clean, displaying lovely purity of ripeness and an almost glyceral texture to the peach and tropical fruit flavors. Finishes long and penetrating, with a firm spine. Outstanding Coda di Volpe Bianca wine." [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Greco di Tufo Nestor-91pts "Golden yellow. Archetypal Greco nose of tropical fruit, ripe yellow peach, smoke…
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Wine Spectator, December, 2016: Domaine Pierre Gaillard

  • 17th November 2016
Wine Spectator has high praise for the 2015 Rhone Valley wines, including the selection from Domaine Pierre Gaillard: "The Rhone is well-represented in this selection of French wines, as is the 2015 vintage, a year in which abundant sunshine and warmth translated into ripe grapes." [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Condrieu-93pts "Unctuous; peach, bitter almond, anise." **AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE NOW** [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Saint Peray-91pts "Creamed melon, peach, persimmon; ripe."   For more info on Domaine Pierre Gaillard, check out their profile on our website.
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The New York Times, October 2016: “The Innate, Ageless Appeal of Good Bordeaux”

  • 24th October 2016
Eric Asimov of The New York Times recently published an article recommending the 2011 vintage for Bordeaux wines: “The tasting affirmed my sense that the 2011s offer a lot of pleasure. The best of these wines reminded me that Bordeaux excels at the classic mission of all wines: to refresh and to be a great drink with food. The fabled austerity of these wines may be an obstacle as an aperitif or for drinking in a bar, but with food, what otherwise may seem astringent comes off as cool, brisk and fresh.”  He also released his top value/top quality picks,…
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Wine Spectator Insider, October 2016: 2015 Pierre Gaillard Reviews

  • 14th October 2016
The newest edition of "Wine Spectator Insider" gives rave reviews to the 2015 vintages from our Northern Rhone producer, Pierre Gaillard (2015 selection coming soon to AP Wine Imports): 2015 Condrieu-93 pts "Features an unctuous backdrop to the peach, bitter almond and anise flavors, but remains energetic and bright overall, with honeysuckle and mirabelle plum notes providing lift throughout. Drink now through 2019."—J.M. [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Saint-Péray-91 pts "Quite ripe, with enticing creamed melon, peach and persimmon flavors gliding along, carried by a buttery note. Shows a hint of bitter almond at the end. Drink now."—J.M.
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Burghound, October 2016: Domaines Devillard 2014 Reviews

  • 14th October 2016
Burghound gives 90+ scores to the 2014 selection from Domaines Devillard: 2014 Mercurey 1er Cru "Les Cinq"-90pts “There is noticeably less wood present compared to past vintages…That said, this doesn't mean there is no wood, merely that it is less evident on the mildly VA-infused nose of cool and airy red cherry, currant, earth and spice aromas. I like the sleek mouth feel of the well-detailed and minerally medium weight flavors that possess solid depth and length… this is certainly attractive.” [hr style=dashed-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2014 Mercurey Blanc "La Mission" Monopole-90pts “Here the expressive nose is both more elegant and…
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Wine Enthusiast, October 2016: Domaines Devillard 2014 Reviews

  • 5th October 2016
The editors at Wine Enthusiast recently rated the 2014 wines from the estate of Domaines Devillard: -COMING SOON TO AP WINE IMPORTS- *** [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=first ] 2014 Mercurey Rouge 1er Cru "Les Ruelles" Monopole [/column] [column size=half position=last ]92pts (Wine Enthusiast Cellar Selection)[/column] [hr style=double-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=first ] 2014 Mercurey 1er Cru "Clos du Roi" [/column] [column size=half position=last ]90pts[/column] [hr style=double-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=first ] 2014 Mercurey 1er Cru "Les Cinq" [/column] [column size=half position=last ]94pts (Wine Enthusiast Cellar Selection)[/column] [hr style=double-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=first ] 2014…
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Wine Advocate, September 2016: Anita & André Kuhnel Reviews

  • 9th September 2016
Neal Martin of Wine Advocate gives the 2015 vintages from Anita & André Kuhnel 90+ points for their exceptional quality: [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Moulin-à-Vent Reine de Nuit-92pts **COMING SOON** "The 2015 Moulin A Vent Reine de Nuit comes from 5.2 hectares of 35-year-old vines and was picked during the night to maintain freshness. Matured in concrete tank, it has a ripe black cherry and iodine-scented bouquet that is focused and delineated, expresses Moulin A Vent with great gusto. The palate is medium-bodied with saturated ripe tannin, oodles of black cherry and cassis fruit with a spicy and controlled…
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Slow Wine 2017: Diego Conterno 2012 Barolo Ginestra DOCG

  • 9th September 2016
The Slow Food Wine Guide, "Slow Food 2017", has high praise for Diego Conterno's 2012 Barolo Ginestra DOCG: -"Vino Slow": A wine that, in addition to having excellent organoleptic quality, it manages to combine characteristics of the terroir, history, and the environment. Vino Slow also responds to the policy of a good relationship between quality and price, taking into account when and where the wine was produced. -"Bottiglia Award": An award assigned to a winemaker whose wines express above-average quality for all of the bottles presented at the tastings. [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] For more information on Diego Conterno, check…
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Wine Enthusiast: Diego Conterno 2011 Ginestra Barolo

  • 24th August 2016
Kerin O'Keefe of Wine Enthusiast gives Diego Conterno's 2011 Ginestra Barolo glowing praise: 2011 Ginestra Barolo-92pts "Attractive aromas of perfumed berry, baking spices, pipe tobacco and a whiff of balsam float out of the glass. The structured palate delivers juicy black cherry, cinnamon, clove, white pepper and herbs alongside assertive but ripe tannins. Drink 2019–2026." Check out our offering from this organic Piedmontese producer on SevenFifty!
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Decanter, September 2016: Domaine Daniel Crochet

  • 16th August 2016
The September 2016 Issue of Decanter Magazine has high praise for the 2015 Sancerre Blanc from Domaine Daniel Crochet: 2015 Sancerre Blanc-90pts "Bold, yellow peach and stone fruit character. The palate is broad, supple and fresh, despite the high alcohol, and this is balanced by a vibrant seam of acidity running through the middle...Drink 2016-2024. Alc 14%" To order the 2015 Sancerre Blanc and to see our full selection of Domaine Daniel Crochet wines, check out our page on SevenFifty!
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Decanter, September 2016: “50 Best Rosés for Summer”

  • 16th August 2016
In the September 2016 Issue of Decanter Magazine, Domaine Saint André de Figuière's 2015 Première Rosé Côtes de Provence is named one of the "50 Best Rosés for Summer"! 2015 Première Rosé Côtes de Provence-90pts "Very fresh and beautifully creamy with firm, structured black fruit and refined wild strawberry, dipping into notes of orange peel and honeyed tones.  Has a great delicacy and a silky texture.  Will be just as pleasant in 12 months.  Drink 2016-2017.  Alc 13%" To purchase the 2015 Première and to see our full selection of Domaine Saint André de Figuière wines, check out our page…
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Vinous Media, August 2016: Domaine Méo-Camuzet

  • 15th August 2016
Stephen Tanzer of Vinous Media recommends the delectable 2014 reds from Domaine Méo-Camuzet: 2014 Corton Les Perrières Grand Cru-93pts: "(this fruit was picked later than the Vigne au Saint and was vinified with 10% whole clusters): Bright red with ruby tones. Distinctly wilder on the nose than the Vigne au Saint, offering scents of cherry, raspberry and animal fur. At once juicier and deeper, displaying terrific flavor intensity and inner-mouth perfume but kept tight by sound underlying minerality. Méo finds this wine less strict than usual but it will still need at least four or five years of aging upon…
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Wine Enthusiast, June 2016: Domaine Saint-André de Figuière

  • 23rd June 2016
Wine Enthusiast gives Domaine Saint André de Figuière's 2015 Confidentielle Rosé a score of 93pts and it is also the Editor's Choice for "Best 2015 Rosés of the Summer"!  Click below for the complete article: For more information on this wine and this talented Provençal producer, check out our website and our page on Sevenfifty!
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Decanter World Wine Awards 2016: Complete List Released

  • 14th June 2016
Congratulations to the winners of the Decanter World Wine Awards 2016, especially to those of our producers who were singled out for their excellence! [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] Tenuta Cavalier Pepe, La Loggia Del Cavaliere Riserva, Taurasi, Campania, Italy, 2009 Platinum: "Best Red Southern Italy over £15" "95/100 A captivating nose with Mediterranean brush, incense and showing signs of development. Ripe and full of damson spice, chocolate, oak with vanilla, coffee and clove on the palate. A full and dense wine with very soft tannins. Elegant." [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] Weingut Hans Wirsching, Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner, Franken, Germany, 2014 Platinum:…
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Decanter World Wine Awards 2016: Hans Wirsching

  • 9th June 2016
Hans Wirsching was recently singled out at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2016: Platinum Medal: 2014 Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner GG (95pts) “Best German Dry White Over £15”   For more information on this fantastic, one-of-a-kind Franken producer and our selection of their exceptional, reasonably priced wines, check out their producer profile on our website and our page on Sevenfifty!  
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Jancis Robinson, June 2016: Diego Conterno

  • 7th June 2016
Walter Speller of jancisrobinson.com gives Diego Conterno's 2012 Barolo Ginestra a score of 17/20pts (Superior): "Monforte d’Alba. Maturing mid ruby with orange tinges. Subtle, soft strawberry nose and fragrant, open-knit strawberry fruit palate streamlined by acidity and grainy tannins. Classy.  Drink 2016-2030." To see our selection of Diego Conterno wines, check out our producer profile on our website, and our page on Sevenfifty!
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Jancis Robinson, May 2016: Chateau Léoube

  • 20th May 2016
Jancis Robinson recommends the "satin-textured" 2015 Secret de Léoube if you're looking for something to sip on this summer: [button color=black size=normal url="http://www.jancisrobinson.com/articles/secret-de-loube-2015-ctes-de-provence-ros" target="blank"]Jancis Robinson Article[/button] For more on Chateau Léoube, check out our website and page on Sevenfifty!
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Jancis Robinson, May 2016: Chateau Léoube Reviews

  • 13th May 2016
Jancis Robinson recently reviewed several of the 2015 vintages out of Chateau Léoube: [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Le Secret de Léoube Rosé, Côtes de Provence-17pts (Superior) "Organic, an attribute of which much is made on the engraved straight-sided clear bottle. Very pale salmon pink. Subtle, herbal, aromatic nose. Lots of smokiness and all in a low-key insistent way. Dry finish. This wine suggests it would be very comfortable at the dining table. Neat palate. Good balance. Very refreshing and satisfying."     [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2015 Rosé, Côtes de Provence-16pts (Distinguished) "Very pale rose pink. Neat, low-key nose...An…
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Decanter, May 2016: Burgundy Wine Reviews

  • 4th May 2016
Decanter recently reviewed several of our Burgundian producers' 2014 offerings: Givry, Domaine du Cellier aux Moines: 90pts "Lovely nose of red fruit and spices, silky texture and savoury finish. A classy wine: elegant and not heavy. " Corton Rognet Grand Cru, Domaine Chevalier: 93pts "Lush black-fruits nose – dense and assertive. Rich, full-bodied, powerful and compact cherry fruit palate that is bold and quite spicy, showing complexity, length and heft. Needs time." Clos de Tart: 96pts "Vibrant, ripe blackberry plus delicate notes of rose, a gorgeously silky texture and sweet-spice finish. I tasted the seven parcels that make up this…
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Vinous, April 2016: 2013 Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge, Domaine Lou Frejau

  • 4th May 2016
Josh Raynolds of Vinous Media gives the 2013 Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge from Domaine Lou Frejau a score of 90 points: "Vivid ruby. Ripe cherry and blueberry preserve aromas show good clarity, while suggestions of licorice, garrigue and white pepper add complexity. Lush and creamy in texture, offering gently sweet boysenberry liqueur and floral pastille flavors and a touch of smokiness. The smoky quality carries through the persistent finish, which is framed by harmonious tannins. In a forward, fruit-driven style and well suited to drinking on the young-ish side." For more info on Domaine Lou Frejau and to view our selection of…
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Jancis Robinson, April 2016: Diego Conterno

  • 29th April 2016
Jancis Robinson recently reviewed several wines from one of our Italian producers, Diego Conterno: Barolo Ginestra 2012: 17pts (Superior) Barolo Ginestra 2011: 18pts (A Cut Above Superior) Barolo Ginestra 2010: 16.5pts (Distinguished +) Langhe Bianco Nascetta 2014: 15.5pts (Above Average)    
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Wine Spectator April 2016: 2013 Clos de Tart

  • 25th April 2016
The 2013 Clos de Tart just received a score of 94 points from Wine Spectator!   [column size=half position=last ]2013 Clos de Tart-94pts**Limited availability in MA** "A ripe, flamboyant style, boasting cherry, strawberry and baking spice flavors.  Balanced and fresh, with firm tannins shoring up the long finish. Best from 2019 through 2035. 2,000 cases made." (May 31, 2016)[/column]    
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Wine Spectator, April 2016: Domaine Méo-Camuzet

  • 25th April 2016
Our newest vintage of the Échezeaux Grand Cru Les Rouges du Bas from Domaine Méo-Camuzet recently received a glowing review from Wine Spectator:   [column size=half position=last ]2013 Échezeaux Grand Cru Les Rouges du Bas-94pts**COMING SOON** "The core of black cherry is accented by smoke, tar, mineral and spice in this intense, complex red. Balanced, turning more elegant and spicy on the finish.  This will need time to reveal all its facets.  Best from 2020 through 2035. 530 cases made." (May 31, 2016)[/column]
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Wine Spectator, April 2016: Hans Wirsching

  • 25th April 2016
One of our favorite German producers, Hans Wirsching, received some high scores from Wine Spectator:   [column size=half position=last ]2013 Silvaner Qualitätswein Trocken Franken Iphöfer Kronsberg GG-90pts "Lots of citrus and lanolin notes accent the crisp, savory flavors of ripe apple, dried ginger and honeydew melon. The crisp, spicy finish features some sage honey details. Drink now through 2018.  300 cases made." (Sep 30, 2015)[/column]         [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=last ]2014 Silvaner Qualitätswein Trocken Franken Iphöfer Kronsberg Alte Reben-90pts "Rich, lush and spicy, with loads of ripe apple, baked pear and tangerine flavors, supported…
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Wine Spectator, April 2016: Maison Alex Gambal

  • 25th April 2016
Wine Spectator released their reviews for the 2013 Alex Gambal wines, and they're looking good!   [column size=half position=last ]2013 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Maltroie-92pts "A rich, mouthfilling style, with a creamy texture enveloping the peach, apple, vanilla and buttered brioche flavors. A hint of mineral and honey chime in on the fresh finish. Best from 2017 through 2024. 5 cases imported."[/column]           [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=last ]2013 Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru La Garenne-93pts "Ample use of oak lends spice and butterscotch notes to his focused white, augmenting the apple and lemon cake flavors. Creamy,…
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Wine Spectator, April 2016-Domaines Devillard

  • 25th April 2016
The Wine Spectator reviews are in for the 2013 Domaines Devillard wines!   [column size=half position=last ]2013 Mercurey 1er Cru Clos du Roi, Château de Chamirey-90pts "Balance is the key here, uniting all the elements. Sweet black cherry, licorice and spice notes integrate with a smooth texture, bright acidity and polished tannins.  Fine length. Drink now through 2021. 900 cases made." (May 31, 2016)[/column]         [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=last ]2013 Echezeaux Grand Cru, Domaine des Perdrix-91pts "Blackberry and black currant flavors combine with spicy oak in this broad, assertive red. Firm and dense on…
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Wine Enthusiast, April 2016: 2010 Côtes de Bordeaux Cadillac, Château Saint Nicolas

  • 21st April 2016
The 2010 Côtes de Bordeaux Cadillac from Château Saint Nicolas just received 90 points on Wine Enthusiast!             "A solidly based wine that offers both rich black fruits and fragrant acidity. It has weight and great concentration, with a long-term future. Keep for 4–5 years for the best effect." For more information on this maker, check out our profile on Château Saint Nicolas.
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Jancis Robinson, April 2016: Reviews

  • 21st April 2016
Jancis Robinson released several reviews for one of our German producers, Hans Wirsching, as well as Château de Targé in the Loire Valley:   2014 Silvaner Qualitätswein Trocken Franken Iphöfer Kronsberg Alte Reben, Hans Wirsching [caption id="attachment_4888" align="alignleft" width="368"] "Pale straw. Earthy, herbal and with some cheesiness on the nose. So cool – as a cucumber! Really refined and fresh. Bone dry and without that much acidity, but intense and beautifully poised. Clean finish with a hint of cooking apples. Drink 2016-2020"-16.5pts[/caption]                                    …
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Decanter, April 2016: Barbera d’Asti Superiore Nizza (2012) La Gironda di Galandrino

  • 21st April 2016
Decanter magazine gave the 2012 Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza from La Gironda di Galandrino a score of 90 points! "Glyceral, velvety, opulent style with a high alcohol level contributing in smoothness and sweetness but lovely balance avoids making this beauty seem hot.  Drink 2016-2020; Alc 15%" For more on this talented Italian producer, check out our selection of La Gironda de Galandrino wines on SevenFifty as well as their profile page on our website!
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Vinous Media, March 2016: “2014 and 2013 Northern Rhône: Great Wines If You Can Find Them”

  • 25th March 2016
  Josh Raynolds of Vinous Media reviews the 2014 and 2013 Northern Rhone wines, gives Pierre & Jeanne Gaillard top scores for their Rhone reds and whites-for the full article, click here: [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 2013 Saint-Joseph, Pierre Gaillard-90 pts "Opaque ruby. Spice- and smoke-tinged black and blue fruits on the fragrant nose. At once rich and energetic, offering juicy blackberry and bitter cherry flavors and a hint of olive paste. Silky tannins firm the lingering finish, which conveys building spiciness and a refreshing suggestion of bitter berry skin." 2013 Asiaticus Coteaux de Seyssuel, Pierre Gaillard-91 pts "Glass-staining ruby.…
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Wine Spectator, March 2016: Nicolas-Jay Review

  • 22nd March 2016
COMING SOON 2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, Domaine Nicolas-Jay 93pts, Wine Spectator   Broad, expressive and light-footed, this brims with cherry, plum licorice, and cashew flavors that keep singing on the focused finish. Drink now through 2024. – Harvey Steiman, March 16, 2016 Nicolas-Jay is a Pinot Noir venture located in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley.  Celebrated Burgundian winemaker, Jean-Nicolas Meo of Domaine Meo-Camuzet, and renowned music and media entrepreneur, Jay Boberg, lend ther individual talents and shared dedication to the winery, where traditional French winemaking meets Oregonian terroir.  Now being distributed in the US exclusively by AP Wine Imports!…
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Decanter April 2016-“Top Loire Cabernet Franc Wines”

  • 16th March 2016
Decanter names Château de Targé's Saumur-Champigny Rouge as one of the "Top Loire Cabernet Franc Wines"! "Long-established estate. Lovely fragrant, soft bright raspberry fruit, silky texture. Delicious to drink now but will age at least another decade."-91pts, Decanter For more details on Château de Targé, check out our website and our SevenFifty page:
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Vinous Media-“Alsace: The 2014s and Late-Release 2013s”

  • 16th February 2016
Vinous Media's Ian d'Agata posted his reviews of the 2014 and late-release 2013 wines from Alsace, and two of our fantastic Alsatian producers-Andre Kientzler and Marc Kreydenweiss-received some glowing reviews! For the full article, click here; for the Kientzler & Kreydenweiss scores, see below: [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [hr style=none margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] [column size=half position=last ] 2014 Pinot Gris Lerchenberg-91+ pts "Straw-green. Lime, white flowers and anise on the pungent nose. Ripe stone fruit and almond paste flavors are layered and complex. Leaves an impression of sweetness on the palate, closing lemony and bright. I especially liked this wine from…
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Decanter-“Loire Reds 2014”

  • 12th February 2016
The March 2016 Edition of Decanter Magazine gives Domaine Daniel Crochet's 2014 Sancerre Rouge 93 pts!:   "Lovely example of a red Sancerre with sweetly textured fruit, structure, and well-integrated tannins."-Jim Budd, Decanter   Check out our current selection of Crochet wines on Sevenfifty!
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Wine Spectator-2014 Burgundy Tastings: Maison Alex Gambal

  • 12th February 2016
Wine Spectator hails Alex Gambal's lineup of 2014's as "potentially outstanding"!: "Despite all the problems with the growing season in 2014, the end of August and early September experienced excellent weather. 'It was the most beautiful harvest in the 18 harvests we have done,' recalls Gambal. 'There was no rain in seven days of picking. We finished at 3:00 p.m. on Sept. 18 and at 8:00 p.m. it started raining.'” For more info on the specific wines tasted, follow the link: http://www.winespectator.com/blogs/show/id/52740  
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Wine Advocate Reviews, Jan 2016-Domaine Marc Kreydenweiss

  • 10th February 2016
Several of our favorite wines from Domaine Marc Kreydenweiss received scores of over 90 points on ERobertParker.com!!  First, a little about the winery: "Probably Andlau, a small village in a small valley in the Bas-Rhin region in the northern part of Alsace is not the first address for those who love big, rich, round and powerful wines with loads of accessible fruit. However, to supporters of rather light, pure (or naked), lean, dry, racy and uncompromisingly mineral wines with great aging potential the 13 hectare Domaine Kreydenweiss might be one of the most finest Alsatian addresses. Since the vines root…
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Wine Advocate, Jan 2016-Domaine Andre Kientzler

  • 5th February 2016
eRobertParker.com recently released their scores for several Domaine Andre Kientzler wines, and the reviews were glowing! First, an overview of the winery: "Éric and his brother Thierry Kientzler are the 5th generation of this family domaine, which is located in the Haguenau vineyard outside the village of Ribeauvillé and got famous thanks to the unflinching André Kientzler, who never lost his way producing straight and dry Rieslings. This has not changed with his sons who are cultivating 14 hectares of vineyards of which 80% are located in the hillsides of Ribeauvillé. 4.5 hectares are located in Grand Cru vineyards of…
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Diego Conterno-Jancis Robinson Review

  • 4th February 2016
        Jancis Robinson rates Diego Conterno's Barolo Ginestra as "A Cut Above Superior" and calls it "Deep and sweet fruited on the nose. Spicy and some oak sweetness. Big and full flavored. Powerful, dry...everything is there for a long future." 18pts Check out our page on Sevenfifty and order now!
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“Decanter’s Pick of 2014-Burgundy”; Decanter, 02/16 Edition

  • 13th January 2016
Several of our preferred winemakers have been singled out by Decanter magazine for their 2014 vintages!   -Domaine d’Henri, Heritage, Fourchaume 1er Cru-93pts “Bright citrus aroma and palate with some floral notes too. A lively texture with a mineral finish. Drink 2016-2020.”   -Domaine Pierre Naigeon, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru-94pts “Lovely nose of red fruit and spices, silky texture and savoury finish. A classy wine: elegant and not heavy. Drink 2018-2030.”   -Clos de Tart, Grand Cru Monopole-96pts “Vibrant, ripe blackberry plus delicate notes of rose, a gorgeous silky texture and sweet-spice finish. I tasted the seven parcels that make…
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The New York Times-December 2015

  • 28th December 2015
Congratulations to Champagne Rodez who was singled out as one of the top small Champagne grower-producers of 2015 by The New York Times! Here are a few selections: "Some of these names are definitely worth getting to know, like Éric Rodez, whose wines I’ve come to love. Rodez is not a new producer. The family has been making Champagne for generations, but I’ve only just begun to see the wines in the New York market. Rodez is centered in Ambonnay, which is known as pinot noir country, but the producer makes an unusual, superb blanc de blancs from Ambonnay chardonnay.…
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“The 2008 Burgundy Harvest”-December 2015

  • 21st December 2015
Clive Coates recognizes the high quality of Domaine Bryczek's wines under the management of Christophe Bryczek: "Many years ago I used to call on Georges Bryczek , an old man with died black hair of Polish extraction. A very devout Catholic, he had managed to persuade Pope Jean-Paul II to accept a case of his premier cru . Bryczek's cave was crammed full of Madonnas, votive candles, Christmas tree lights and his own paintings (not very good, I'm afraid). The wine was unimpressive, and after a few years I stopped visiting. Then I had an e-mail. It's now the grandson,…
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The Telegraph-November 2015

  • 20th November 2015
Hot off the presses!!! According to The Telegraph, Champagne is now proven to improve your memory and make your skin glow. May we suggest our selection of delectable Champagnes from... François Secondé...    ...Domaine de Sousa...       and Eric Rodez?     
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Wine Enthusiast-Top 100 Cellar Selections 2015

  • 20th November 2015
  Félicitations! Chateau Rieussec, Léoville Las Cases, Mouton Rothschild, & Calon Ségur are on Wine Enthusiast's 2015 Top 100 Cellar Selections! Château Rieussec 2011 White (Sauternes)-95pts Château Léoville Las Cases 2012 Red (Saint-Julien)-96pts Château Mouton Rothschild 2012 Red (Pauillac)-97pts Château Calon Ségur 2012 Red (Saint-Estèphe)-96pts
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Wine Spectator-Top 100 Wines of 2015

  • 20th November 2015
  Congratulations to Chateau Figeac, who made the cut for Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of 2015 for their delightful Saint Emilion! "Recognized for its unique style, Chateau Figeac is the epitome of elegance and refinement of the great Bordeaux wines. It draws its character from an exceptional and complex terroir, marked by 3 severe ridges. Created from a blend of grape varietals (35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Cabernet Franc and 30% Merlot) Cabernet is its dominant characteristic."-http://www.chateau-figeac.com
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Wine.net-November 2015

  • 19th November 2015
If you are searching for the perfect wine to pair with your holiday repast, look no further than Wine.net--they have some delightful suggestions, including one of our favorites: the Saint Julien from Chateau Lalande-Borie (91pts on Wine Enthusiast: "Classic, ripe...with all its richness, tempered with elegance. It is deliciously fruity, packed with blackberry fruit surrounding the structure."-Roger Voss) Now picture a glass of berry ripe Saint Julien paired with tender, golden, succulent turkey with all of the fixings...hungry yet?  
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Wine Spectator – April 2015

  • 23rd March 2015
Wine Spectator - Philippe Vandelle Savagnin L'Etolie 2009 - 91 points - On the oxidized side of the spectrum, with bracing walnut, blanched almond and hazelnut husk notes that lend a firm bitterness to the core of lemon, white peach and yellow apple fruit. Long, taut and racy through the finish. Drink now through 2021. 400 cases made. Our boss Adam says "Get 'em while they last"
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Decanter – April 2015

  • 23rd March 2015
Decanter April 2015 Rhone 2013 Vintage Report - St-Peray Pierre Gaillard 17 points (90) Modern. Elegant rose-petal aroma and flavor. Almost a Viognier nuance as well. Juicy fruit with a light, smooth touch. Lacy and seductive. Good balance. The Fleur de Roc from Cave de Tain and Cuvee Prestige from Domaine du Tunnel are also well worth seeking out in this vintage . Drink 2015-2018 Alc 13%
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Decanter, April 2015: 2010 Barolo Ginestra, Diego Conterno

  • 23rd March 2015
Decanter rates the 2010 Barolo Ginestra from Diego Conterno at 94 points (Highly Recommended): "This wine is perfumed, with an almost romantic nose of aniseed, nutmeg, flowers and red berries. It has a big, ripe and densely textured palate with enticing fruit. There is impressive length with a spicy liquorice finish."-April 2015  
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Wine Spectator scores – Kreydenweiss 2009 Moenchberg Vintage

Wine Spectator scores – Kreydenweiss 2009 Moenchberg Vintage

  • 21st October 2014
Recently Wine Spectator released scores for our Marc Kreydenweiss 2009 Moenchberg Vintage wine . . . Moenchberg 2009 - 90 points Release Price: $39 Country: France Region: Alsace Issue: Nov 15, 2014 This dry and tangy white exhibits rich notes of candied almond, patisserie apple, lemon meringue, smoke and ground clove, framed by firm acidity that keeps the wine svelte and balanced throughout. Pinot Gris. Drink now through 2019. 400 cases made. To view the full article on Wine Spectator, click here. To read the Technical Sheet (PDF), click here. To learn more about our wines from Marc Kreydenweiss, click…
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Wine Spectator scores – Thierry Hamelin 2011 Vintage

Wine Spectator scores – Thierry Hamelin 2011 Vintage

  • 21st October 2014
Recently Wine Spectator released scores for our Thierry Hamelin 2011 Vintage wine . . . Chablis 2011 - 90 points Release Price: $19 Country: France Region: Burgundy Issue: Nov 15, 2014 A lovely version, this boasts floral, melon and citrus aromas and flavors married to an elegant frame. Gossamer and sleek, with a minerally aftertaste. Drink now through 2017. 2,500 cases made. To read the full article on Wine Spectator, click here. To read the Technical Sheet (PDF), click here. To see more of our wines from Thierry Hamelin, click here.
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Wine Spectator scores – Alex Gambal 2011 vintage

Wine Spectator scores – Alex Gambal 2011 vintage

  • 20th August 2014
Recently Wine Spectator scored some of our Alex Gambal 2011 vintage wines: Puligny Montrachet La Garenne 2011 - 92 points Puligny Montrachet 2011 - 90 points Gevrey Chambertin 2011 - 89 points Corton Charlemagne 2011 - 93 points Clos Vougeot 2011 - 93 points Chassagne-Montrachet La Maltroie 2011 - 90 points Chassagne-Montrachet Clos St. Jean 2011 - 93 points Chambolle-Musigny 2001 - 92 points Chambole-Musigny Les Charmes 2011 - 91 points
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Wine Spectator scores – Alex Gambal 2010 Vintage

  • 20th August 2014
Recently Wine Spectator released scores for our Alex Gambal 2010 vintage wines: Vosne-Romanee Vieilles Vignes 2010 - 90 points Savigny-les-Beaune Vieilles Vignes 2010 - 88 points Puligny-Montrachet 2010 - 88 points Corton-Charlemagne 2010 - 90 points Clos Vougeot 2010 -93 points Chorey-les-Beaune 2010 - 87 points Chassagne-Montrachet La Maltroie 2010 - 92 points Chassange-Montrachet Clos St. Jean - 91 points Chassagne-Montrachet 2010 - 92 points Bourgone Blanc 2010 - 90 points Chambolle Musigny 2010 - 90 points Bourgogne Cuvee Les Deux Papis 2010 - 88 points  
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eRobertParker.com Scores – May 2014

  • 4th June 2014
Recently, eRobertParker.com scored two of our wines. 91 points 2013 Domaine Saint Andre de Figuiere Cotes de Provence Magali Signature Rose Made from 30% Syrah, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% renache and the balance Cinsault, the 2013 Cotes de Provence Magali Signature Rose is an outstanding rose from this producer. Wild strawberry, subtle watermelon and hints of flowers all show here, and this refreshing, clean and classy effort finishes dry and with juicy acidity. It's rock solid and a superb rose. - Jeb Dunnuck (May, 2014) [hr style=dotted-line margin_top=10 margin_bottom=10] 92 points 2013 Domaine Saint Andre de Figuiere Cotes de Provence…
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Decanter – May 2014

  • 28th April 2014
Recently Decanter magazine reviewed one of our wines. Domaine Jean Teiller Menetou-Salon, Loire, France 2012 - Score: 95 Excerpt from Decanter: "Made by a couple who did a winemaking stint in New Zealand, it's perhaps no surprise that this is an upfront, lush style of Loire Sauvignon Blanc.  The nose is exciting and aromatic, with sweet tropical fruit offset by a fresh citrus character.  The zingy, limey flavors come with a rounded, creamy mouth feel."
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Wine Enthusiast scores – July 2014

  • 14th April 2014
Recently Wine Enthusiast magazine reviewed 6 of our wines, two of which were rated 90+. 90 Domaine Saint-André de Figuière 2013 Première de Figuière Rosé Côtes de Provence $30.00 90 Château Léoube 2013 Rosé de Léoube Rosé Côtes de Provence $20.00 89 Château Léoube 2013 Sécret de Léoube Rosé Côtes de Provence $30.00 87 Tenuta Cavalier Pepe 2012 Refiano Fiano Fiano di Avellino $25.00 85 Tenuta Cavalier Pepe 2012 Bianco di Bellona Coda di Volpe Irpinia $18.00
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Wine Spectator Scores – February 2014

  • 23rd January 2014
The February 2014 issue of Wine Spectator features three of our wines. 2012 Greco di Tufo DOCG "Nestor", Cavalier Pepe = 90pts 2012 Von Hovel, Scharzhofberger Riesling Kabinett = 92pts 2012 Von Hovel, Scharzhofberger Riesling Spatlese = 91pts
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Wine Enthusiast Scores – August 2013

Wine Enthusiast Scores – August 2013

  • 13th November 2013
For full Wine Enthusiast review, please click here. Jean-Luc Baldes 2010 The New Black Wine Malbec (Cahors) (94 points) Jean-Luc Baldes 2010 Probus Malbec (Cahors) (93 points) Jean-Luc Baldes 2010 Clos Triguedina Au coin du bois (Cahors) (93 points) Jean-Luc Baldes 2010 Clos Triguedina Les Galets (Cahors) (95 points) Jean-Luc Baldes 2010 Clos Triguedina Les Petites Cailles (Cahors) (93 points) Jean-Luc Baldes 2010 Clos Triguedina Malbec (Cahors) (91 points) Jean-Luc Baldes 2010 Triguedina Petit Clos Malbec-Merlot (Cahors) (88 points)  
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R. Parker – Wine Advocate – By Jeb Dunnuck: The Rhone Report

  • 13th November 2013
Marc Kreydenweiss 2011 Marc Kreydenweiss Costières-de-Nîmes Rosé Les Grimaudes   Rose     87 2011 Marc Kreydenweiss Costières-de-Nîmes Les Grimaudes    Red     89-92 2011 Marc Kreydenweiss Costières-de-Nîmes Perrieres    Red     89-92 2010 Marc Kreydenweiss Costières-de-Nîmes Perrieres    Red      90 2011 Marc Kreydenweiss Costières-de-Nîmes Ka    Red      90-93 Website: www.kreydenweiss.com 2011 Marc Kreydenweiss Costières-de-Nîmes Rosé Les Grimaudes (France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Costières-de-Nîmes) $NA An earthy, slightly funky rose that grew on me; the 2011 Marc Kreydenweiss Costières-de-Nîmes Rosé Les Grimaudes walks the line between rose and full on red territory. Showing deep strawberry, wild herbs, loamy earth and possibly even a hint…
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Wine Enthusiast

  • 30th September 2013
91 Domaines Devillard 2011 Château de Chamirey La Mission Premier Cru (Mercurey). Pale gold colored wine with a soft texture, light wood touches and ripe yellow fruits. The wine is rich, warm, opulent in character, open and fruity. A touch of texture brings out the acidity at the end. AP Wine Imports. NY,NY 90 Domaines Devillard 2011 Dom des Perdrix Les Terres Blanches 1er Cru (Nuits-St.-Georges). From one of the rare Chardonnay vineyards in Nuits-St-Georges comes this delicious, fruity, perfumed wine. Apples, quince and hints of yellow fruits are all present, along with a tighter texture and balanced acidity. Keep…
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Robert Parker Scores

  • 30th December 2012
2010 Pierre Gaillard Cote Rotie Score: 91 points The 2010 Cote Rotie Classique offers sweet ripe tannins in addition to black raspberry and cassis fruit intermixed with loamy soil bouquet garni and incense. Ripe and medium to full-bodied with better integrated oak, it, too should be drunk over the next decade. -Robert Parker 12/12   2010 Pierre Gaillard Cote Rotie Rose Pourpre Score: 94 points The opaque purple- colored 2010 Cote Rotie Rose Pourpre reveals floral, bacon fat and dark raspberry-like characteristics, terrific structure and enough fruit intensity and extract to match the wine’s tannin level. This ripe, heady, long,…
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Allen Meadows’ Burghound Scores

  • 30th June 2012
Domaine Devillard 90- 2010 Domaine de la Ferte 1er Cru “Servoisine” (9/12) 91- 2010 Chateau de Chamirey, Mercurey Rg 1er Cru “Les Ruelles” (9/12) 90- Domaine des Perdrix, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru “aux Perdrix” (9/12) 91- Domaine des Perdrix, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru “les 8 Ouvrees” (9/12) 92- Domaine des Perdrix, Echezeaux (9/12) Maison Alex Gambal 91        2009 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru “Maltroie” (2/11) (90-92)- 2008 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru “Maltroie” (6/10) (89-91)- 2010 Puligny-Montrachet (6/12)
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Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar Scores

  • 30th January 2012
2010 Domaine La Ligiere Vacqueyras Score: 90 points Review: Full ruby. Powerful scents of blackberry, cherry compote and baking spices. Quite supple and plush, with round, concentrated dark fruit flavors nicely lifted by juicy acidity. The sappy, sweet, finish features fine-grained tannins and very good persistence. -January/February 2012 by Josh Raynolds   2011 Domaine La Ligiere Vacqueyras Score: 91 points Review: Deep ruby. Sexy, high-pitched aromas of red berry preserves, potpourri and Asian spices, plus a bright mineral overtone. Sappy and seamless on the palate, offering intense raspberry and cherry flavors and a suave floral pastille nuance. Finishes spicy and…
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The Wine Spectator – March 2011

The Wine Spectator – March 2011

  • 30th March 2011
American Buys Parcels of Burgundy's Bâtard-Montrachet Négociant Alex Gambal is the first foreigner to own part of the grand cru vineyard.   Alex Gambal, an American négociant based in Beaune, purchased two small parcels in Burgundy’s grand cru Bâtard-Montrachet last week. The sale was part of a multiparty transaction between Domaine Brenot of Santenay and several purchasers for an undisclosed price. In total, Brenot sold 8.6 acres in Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet and Santenay. Gambal bought two of Brenot’s four parcels of Bâtard, located in the upper portion of the grand cru, known as Les Bâtards Montrachet since an 1860 classification. The other two parcels were purchased by Boisset Family Estates. While…
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