Southern Rhone

Wine of the Week #1505: Megaphone “Super-Ventoux”

Megaphone (a new addition to the line-up from Vignobles Brunier) is created with the same love, care and attention to detail that has made global icons of the wines produced at Vieux Telegraphe. The grapes for Megaphone 2013 are harvested…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2013 Bastide Saint Dominique CdP “les Hesperides” – 90-92 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine la Bastide St Dominique “The more Mourvedre-dominated (50/50 Mourvedre and Grenache) 2013 Châteauneuf du Pape Les Hesperides is also superb, and will probably be one of the longer-lived efforts in the vintage. Peppery herbs, ground pepper,…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2013 Vieux Telegraphe “Telegramme” CdP – 90 to 92 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe “Vivid ruby. High-pitched red fruit and floral scents are complicated by hints of allspice and smoky minerals. Silky and seamless in the mouth, offering gently sweet raspberry and cherry flavors and a touch…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2013 Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux Chateauneuf-du-Pape White – 91 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux “A forward, medium-bodied and perfumed effort, Brunel’s 2013 Châteauneuf du Pape Blanc (85% Roussanne and 15% Grenache Blanc) gives up classy citrus blossom, white flower and hints of minerality. Coming all…

Rave Review: VinousMedia.com on 2012 Saint Gayan Gigondas “Fontmaria” – 91 to 93 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine St Gayan “Vivid ruby. Heady smoke- and spice-accented black and blue fruit aromas are complicated by notes of spicecake and potpourri. Stains the palate with sappy dark berry compote flavors and suggestions of floral pastilles and…

Rave Review: David Lawrason on 2012 Telegramme CdP

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe “This is the second wine of Vieux Telegraphe. Clever labeling by the Brunier famille. It’s a lovely wine, many elements here. From the lifted, very complex nose of black pepper, spiced meatloaf, olive,…