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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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December 2015 – The new Chateauneuf-du-Pape

  The 2013 Chateauneuf-du-Papa has arrived!!   We are happy to announce that the 2013 Chateauneuf-du-Pape has arrived just in time for the holidays. It joins our other recent arrivals: the 2013 Cotes du Rhone red and the 2013 Ombre du Chateau. The 2013 Chateauneuf-du-Pape offers those deep red/black fruit flavors that are so typical of Chateauneuf-du-Pape wines.  More refined than the powerful 2012, it brings great balance and finesse, coupled with good tannic structure that will let it age. It is currently available for order…at 2012 Prices!! We think you are really going to like it...

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October 2015

Vineyard news:  Vendange is virtually all finished in the Cotes du Rhone.  Chateauneuf-du-Pape farmers have concluded with their final vineyards being picked this week.  And harvest has finally come to La Lionne.  The team from Domaine St. Prefert was out yesterday to pick…..essentially getting finally it all done in one day.     Wine news: The new, 2013 Ombre du Chateau has arrived, along with the 2013 Cotes du Rhone red, in the warehouse in the U.S.. These join the 2014 Cotes du Rhone rose’ and the 2012 Chateauneuf-du-Pape red for sale through the...

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