Southern Rhone

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,…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2012 Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux Chateauneuf-du-Pape – 91 to 93 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux “Richer and deep, with additional layers and texture, the 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape offers classic blackberry, earth, crushed stone, pepper and wild herb aromas and flavors. A full-bodied, rich and textured…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2012 Vieux Telegraphe – 93 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe “Lastly, the flagship 2012 Châteauneuf du Pape is a classically structured, elegant effort that will evolve gracefully on its balance and harmony. Showing the telltale seaweed, currants, olive, licorice and ample minerality so…

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: eRobertParker.com on 2012 Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux Chateauneuf-du-Pape White – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux “In addition to producing top reds, Brunel makes some fantastic whites and his 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc is outstanding. A blend of 80% Roussanne and 20% Grenache Blanc, it offers…