Josh Raynolds

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2012 Vieux Telegraphe CdP Red – 93 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe “Opaque ruby. An intensely perfumed bouquet evokes spicy dark berries and potpourri, with zesty mineral and incense qualities adding complexity. Pliant boysenberry and candied lavender flavors are impressively fresh and focused, with a…

Rave Review: Vinous.com on 2011 Bodegas Valduero Ribera del Duero “Una Cepa” – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Bodegas Valduero “Youthful purple. Spice- and smoke-tinged dark berries and cherry on the highly perfumed nose. Shows very good vivacity and focus thanks to juicy acidity, picking up a hint of lavender with aeration. Sweet vanilla and…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2011 Saint Gayan Gigondas “Fontmaria” – 91 to 93 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine St Gayan “(80% grenache and 20% syrah, raised in foudres): Bright purple. Seductively perfumed scents of cherry-cola, raspberry preserves and fresh flowers. Juicy and seamless in texture, offering deep red and dark berry flavors that pick…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2011 Saint Gayan Gigondas “Nomine Patris” – 91 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine St Gayan “(aged entirely in barriques, 50% new and 50% once-used) Bright ruby-red. Deeply smoky aromas of blackberry, raspberry, game and minerals, lifted by a floral element. Broad on entry, then lush, full and impressively rich,…

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…