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Latest Wine Awards

We are happy to announce we received the latest Robert Parker’s WINE ADVOCATE reviews of our 2013 Chateauneuf-du-Pape (88 points) and 2013 Ombre du Chateau (87 points). Very pleased with the reviews, given the nature of the 2013 harvest. Jeb Dunnick: ‘France, Rhone: A Focus on Châteauneuf du Pape : The Difficult 2013 & 2014 Vintages October 30, 2015 Dealt difficult hands in both 2013 and 2014, the southern Rhone still managed to produce enjoyable wines I reported on the 2013s from barrel last year, and this mediocre/average year is similar in style to a more concentrated...

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October 26,2014

THE CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE IS HERE!!!!! Our 2012 Chateauneuf-du-Pape red wine has finally arrived in the warehouse in the U.S..  I think this is one of my best wines ever.  I am very pleased with the balance between fuit and strucuture – making it an easy wine to drink now, but one that will hold-up for a while. We only shipped one pallet (45 cases) so there is not alot to go around.  Just go to the ‘Buy our Wine’ page to place your...

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September 28, 2014

The wines are fiannly starting to make a name for themselves….at least the Ombre du Chateau is.   Gilbert & Gaillard, one of the leading wine publications in France, has selected the 2012 Ombre du Chateau for inclusion in their annual wine guide!! And now – – LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS – THE most prestigeous wine guide in France – has also selected the 2012 Ombre du Chateau for its 2015 Guide!   Its nice to know that the wine press likes my wines – its a great validation of my work.  I hope those of you who have or will try it will enjoy it as much as...

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