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Type
Region
Appellation
Price
92 WE

Well balanced and bright, this elegant and medium-bodied Chardonnay boasts floral notes on the nose. The palate is rich with vanilla, lemon and peach notes, offers medium tannins and a generous finish.

Type:
White wine
Variety:
Chardonnay
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Vin de France
Posted:
02/23/2024
90 JS

Redcurrants, red cherries, ceps and white pepper on the nose. Meaty and juicy on the palate, with a medium body, sleek tannins and tasty earthy elements. Drink now. Screw cap.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Vin de France
Posted:
02/23/2024
90 JS

This is a tropical and grassy sauvignon blanc with aromas of lemongrass, rosemary and lime curd. Soft and rounded on the palate with a medium body and fruity finish. Drink now. Screw cap.

Type:
White wine
Variety:
Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Vin de France
Posted:
03/11/2024
91 JS

Fruity nose of blackcurrants, charcoal, blueberries and sage. Medium- to full-bodied with soft and integrated tannins. I like the mineral, ashy undertones. Drink now. Screw cap.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage:
2020
Country:
France
Region:
Bordeaux
Appellation:
Bordeaux Superieur
Posted:
02/23/2024
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91 WE

A small proportion of this rounded wine has been wood aged. That has produced some fine tannins aligned with the berry flavors. It is a fruity and ripe Merlot-dominated wine, full of juicy acidity at the end.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
75% Merlot
25% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage:
2020
Country:
France
Region:
Bordeaux
Appellation:
Bordeaux Superieur
Posted:
02/23/2024
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91 JS

A medium-bodied rosé with notes of redcurrants, melon, grapefruit and bay leaves. Round and flavorful with a fresh core of berries and a herbal, succulent finish.

Type:
Rose wine
Variety:
Cinsault
Garnacha Tinta
Syrah
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Rhone
Appellation:
Cotes du Rhone
Posted:
02/23/2024
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90 JD

A great little value, the 2021 Vin De France Grenache is a juicy, pure Grenache offering wonderful raspberry and strawberry fruits as well as some peppery garrigue notes. Medium-bodied, balanced, charming, and just undeniably delicious, it’s about as good a bistro wine as there is. Drink it over the coming couple of years.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Grenache
Vintage:
2021
Country:
France
Region:
Languedoc-Roussillon
Posted:
02/23/2024
92 JS

A fragrant white with aromas of honeysuckle, white rose, white peach, apricot, melon, lemon curd and apple tart. Quince, too. Full-bodied, round and soft. Fruity with a hint of nutmeg at the end. Grenache blanc, marsanne, viognier and bourboulenc. From organically grown grapes.

Type:
White wine
Variety:
Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Viognier
Vintage:
2020
Country:
France
Region:
Rhone
Appellation:
Cotes du Rhone
Posted:
02/23/2024
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90 JS

This well-made Cotes-du-Rhone has attractive red-fruit aromas, but also some meaty depth. Generous body and appealing roundness on the palate, the gently dry tannins giving it some backbone at the surprisingly long finish. A blend based on grenache and syrah. Drink now.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Chardonnay
Grenache
Pinot Gris
Shiraz
Syrah
Vintage:
2021
Country:
France
Region:
Rhone
Appellation:
Cotes du Rhone
Posted:
02/23/2024
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91-92 JS

Bright and crunchy with stone and melon character. Medium body. Fresh.

Type:
White wine
Variety:
Sauvignon Blanc
Semillon
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Bordeaux
Posted:
02/23/2024
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91 JS

A nicely polished and relatively soft red with ripe tannins and purple fruit. It’s medium-bodied. Fresh at the end. Nicely done.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage:
2020
Country:
France
Region:
Bordeaux
Posted:
02/23/2024
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90 JS

A light-to medium-bodied red with aromas of ripe cherry, red plum, nutmeg and some bubblegum. Light tannins, bright acidity and a fruity finish.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Grenache
Vintage:
2020
Country:
France
Region:
Beaujolais
Appellation:
Beaujolais Villages
Posted:
03/11/2024
90 JS

Aromas of sliced lime, grapefruit peel, pears, jasmine and crushed stones. Medium-bodied, tangy and juicy with hints of peach pit and spices on the palate. Mineral and dry on the finish.

Type:
White wine
Variety:
Sauvignon Blanc
Semillon
Muscadelle
Ugni Blanc
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Bordeaux
Appellation:
Entre-deux-Mers
Posted:
03/11/2024
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92 JD

All old vine Carignan, the 2019 Côtes Catalanes Tessellae from Jean-Marc Lafage offers a beautifully pure nose of red and blue fruits, brambly herbs, violets, and leather. This carries to a medium to full-bodied red with silky tannins, no hard edges, and a great finish. It has impressive purity as well as elegance and is going to keep for 2-4 years.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Carignan
Vintage:
2019
Country:
France
Region:
Languedoc-Roussillon
Posted:
02/25/2024
91 JS

All at once, this is ripe, generous, cool and fragrant. A wide range of aromas, from lemon zest to honeysuckle. The joyful fruit and freshness make this juicy dry white so easy to enjoy, but the balance is also spot-on. Clearly the best vintage ever of this wine. Drink now.

Type:
White wine
Variety:
Riesling
Gewurztraminer
Pinot Blanc
Pinot Gris
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Alsace
Posted:
02/24/2024
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90 WE

This soft, bright and ripe wine is full of red fruits. Acidity is balanced in this wine with a fresh aftertaste and tangy texture. It is rich, generous and ready to drink.

Type:
Rose wine
Variety:
Cinsault
Carignan
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Provence
Appellation:
Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence
Posted:
02/26/2024
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92 JS

Stacks of spice, dried Mediterranean herbs and a touch of leather on the nose. Bold, structured and lively, this is an impressive wine for the humble appellation. Long harmonious finish with good complexity. A cuvee of grenache, syrah and carignan from vines that are over 50-years-old. Drink or hold.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
50% Grenache
25% Syrah
25% Carignan
Vintage:
2021
Country:
France
Region:
Rhone
Appellation:
Cotes du Rhone
Posted:
02/23/2024
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90 JS

This is fruit-forward with ripe raspberries and blackberries, as well as hints of dried herbs and orange peel. Medium- to full-bodied with sleek, glossy texture and grainy tannins. Vivid acidity and a flavorful finish.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
65% Merlot
35% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage:
2020
Country:
France
Region:
Bordeaux
Appellation:
Bordeaux Superieur
Posted:
03/20/2024
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90 JS

Fruity nose with cherries, raspberries, crushed strawberries and sweet spices. It’s medium-bodied with fine tannins. Juicy, fruity and playful with a lively finish.

Type:
Red wine
Variety:
Grenache
Syrah
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Rhone
Appellation:
Cotes du Rhone
Posted:
03/20/2024
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90 JS

An attractively youthful chardonnay with aromas of orange, ripe pear and a hint of hazelnuts. Lively, citrusy acidity is woven into the rather rich, medium-bodied palate. Very nice harmony at the silky finish.

Type:
White wine
Variety:
Chardonnay
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Region:
Vin de France
Posted:
03/20/2024
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