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Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2013 Clos Figueras “Font de la Figuera” White – 91 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “(85% viognier, 10% garnacha blanca and 5% chenin blanc): Vivid straw color. Lively citrus pith and pear skin aromas are complicated by anise, white flowers and dusty minerals. Firm and juicy on the palate, offering…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2012 Clos Figueras “Font de la Figuera” White – 91 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “(85% viognier, 10% garnacha blanca and 5% chenin blanc; no oak): Pale yellow. Alluring scents of fresh citrus and pit fruits, with floral honey and ginger nuances. Silky in texture, with juicy peach and Meyer…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2011 Domaine Bourillon Dorleans Vouvray “la Coulee d’Argent” – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine Bourillon Dorleans “A stunning, dry Vouvray (although I suspect there is a touch of residual sugar), this 2011 possesses a flamboyant nose of peaches, orange marmalade, lemon custard and spring flowers. Medium-bodied, elegant, and totally satisfying…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2010 Clos Figueras “Font de la Figuera” White – 91 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “Pale gold. Fragrant bouquet evokes nectarine, orange zest, white flowers and honey. Sappy, spice-accented orchard and pit fruit flavors show very good clarity and a juicy quality. Energetic and focused on the finish, which lingers…