Christopher Cannan

Rave Review: Wine Spectator on 2011 Font de la Figuera Red – 92 Points!

“This dense red delivers expressive notes of raspberry, mountain herb, cocoa and crushed stone. Moderate tannins support a light, firm texture, while balsamic acidity supplies the drive. A bit edgy, but shows real character. Garnacha, Carinena, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2011 Clos Figueras “Font de la Figuera” Red – 91 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “Deep ruby. Heady dark berry and floral pastille scents are complemented by suggestions of smoky minerals, licorice and cracked pepper. Sappy and tightly focused on entry, then broader in the mid-palate, offering subtly sweet blackcurrant…

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…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2010 Clos Figueras “Serras del Priorat” Red – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “(50% garnacha, 25% cabernet sauvignon, 15% mazuela [sic] and 10% syrah, according to the label; raised in 300- and 500-liter French oak casks): Opaque ruby. Smoky, spice-accented aromas of black raspberry and cherry, with slow-mounting…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2010 Clos Figueras “Serras del Priorat” Red – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “The luscious 2010 Serras del Priorat (60% Garnacha, 20% Carinena and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 8 months in 500-liter, two-year-old French casks) has a powerful, floral bouquet with touches of iodine and honey. The…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2010 Clos Figueras – 92 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “The 2010 Clos Figueres is a serious cuvee of old vine Carinena and Garnacha complemented by Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Mourvedre (Monastrell) fermented in open oak barrels where it aged for some 16 months. It…