• JD 94
    • VN 92
    • WA 92
    jebdunnuck.com, 94 points

    This terroir always delivers a wild, opulent, gamey style of wine, and the 2017 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine de Thalabert doesn’t disappoint. Loads of chocolaty black fruits, ground pepper, truffle, and smoked game, as well...

    Reg: $39.94 $28.94
    24+ in stock
    • WS 95
    • WS 95
    • JL 95
    Wine Spectator, 95 points

    A dark and winey style, offering a mix of plum, black currant and black cherry notes, infused with black tea, fruitcake and anise accents. Solidly built, vibrant and energetic from start to finish, this carries copious...

    Reg: $94.94 $79.94
    5 in Pre-Arrival
    • JL 97
    • VN 95
    • WA 93
    TheWineCellarInsider.com, 97 points

    Garrigue, pepper, black cherry and kirsch are impossible to ignore. Layers of sweet, supple, silky-textured, elegant fruits with an incredible sense of purity, this is a fabulous expression of Gigondas. The approximate...

    $49.94
    24+ in stock
    • WA 100
    • JD 100
    • JL 99
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 100 points

    (97-100 points) Loaded with mulberry and blueberry fruit, graced by hints of star anise, cardamom, cinnamon and allspice, the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage à Jacques Perrin is another standout vintage for this wine...

    Reg: $495.00 $415.00
    1 in Pre-Arrival
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    • JD 95
    • JD 95
    • DC 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    (95+ points) The 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape Renaissance from Cristia is a beauty! A normal blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvèdre that comes from old vines planted in sandy soils, it reveals a medium ruby/purple color as...

    Reg: $74.94 $64.94
    24+ in stock
    • DC 92
    Decanter, 92 points

    From Caroline Frey, also of Bordeaux’s Château La Lagune, this has a savoury nose and a lively blackcurrant and berry palate boasting black pepper spiciness. Serious, but smooth and supple, and ever so easy to drink.

    Reg: $24.94 $19.94
    24+ in stock
    • JS 96
    • JD 95
    • WE 94
    jamessuckling.com, 96 points

    This has a very vibrant and aromatic array of red fruit and flowers with attractive raspberries and red plums, as well as spiced orange and yellow-peach notes. The palate has a very sapid and assertive, red-cherry core...

    Reg: $54.94 $47.94
    24+ in stock
    • WA 96
    • JS 94
    • VN 93
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 96 points

    (94 - 96)Complex aromas of tar, black olive, saucisson sec, violets, tea and blackberries mark the nose of the 2017 Cote Rotie Domaine des Pierrelles. Wow! This is the first time I can recall being blown away by this...

    Reg: $89.94 $79.94
    7 in stock
    • JD 95
    • VN 93
    • WA 90
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    I love the wines of this estate, and the 2017 Cornas Terre Brûlée is about as classic as it gets. Killer notes of wild herbs, iron, smoked earth, liquid violets, and bloody blue fruits all emerge from this medium to...

    Reg: $74.94 $64.94
    21 in stock
    • WA 97
    • JD 97
    • DC 96
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 97 points

    (95 - 97 points) In tank and awaiting bottling when I tasted it, the 2017 Cote Rotie la Landonne has smoothed out and added complexity in the past year. It now shows classic savory, meaty, la Landonne character and plenty...

    Reg: $179.94 $139.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 95
    • VN 94
    • WS 93
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    (95+ points) The 2017 Crozes-Ermitage Les Varonniers is a wild beauty with Hermitage notes of blackberries, cassis, crushed rock, game, and burning embers. It has plenty of upfront, sexy fruit yet is concentrated...

    Reg: $74.94 $64.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 97
    • WS 96
    • JL 96
    jebdunnuck.com, 97 points

    Leading off the three Châteauneuf Du Papes, the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape Les Trois Sources comes from more sandy soils just across the road from the estate. It always shares more stylistic similarities with the Réserve...

    Reg: $79.94 $69.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 97
    • WE 96
    • VN 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 97 points

    The saturated purple-hued 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape Cuvée De La Reine Des Bois is another brilliant wine from this estate. Made from 80% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre, and 5% Syrah and Vaccarèse (as well as a few other...

    Reg: $84.94 $69.94
    18 in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 98
    • DC 97
    • WS 96
    jebdunnuck.com, 98 points

    98+ More bloody meat, black raspberries, wood smoke, spice, and truffle notes emerge from the 2017 Hermitage Le Méal, a massive, opulent effort that has loads of opulence and fruit, building tannins, a gorgeous...

    Reg: $139.94 $119.94
    2 in stock
    • WA 97
    • DC 97
    • WE 96
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 97 points

    Archetypal Les Bessards, the Delas 2017 Hermitage Les Bessards boasts rich, deep cassis fruit accented by hints of crushed stone and pencil shavings. It's full-bodied, ripe yet firm, with great energy, freshness and...

    Reg: $209.94 $154.94
    22 in Pre-Arrival
    • JS 93
    • VN 92
    • JD 92
    jamessuckling.com, 93 points

    Such deep, plum-essence and licorice aromas here with cassis and blackcurrant pastille on offer. The palate has a very succulent and gently grainy tannin core, as well as plums and ripe blackberries to close. Drink or hold.

    Reg: $74.94 $69.96
    18 in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 99
    • WA 96
    • WS 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 99 points

    From a higher, east-facing vineyard, the 2017 Saint-Joseph Le Clos is almost black and is the most concentrated, powerful Saint Joseph in the vintage. Blackcurrants, cassis, kirsch, ground herbs, beef blood, burning...

    Reg: $194.94 $164.94
    1 in stock
    • VN 97
    • JL 97
    • WA 97
    Vinous, 97 points

    (VN 96-97 points) Opaque ruby. Explosive red berry preserve and spicecake aromas are complemented by hints of smoky minerals, incense and candied lavender, and a subtle licorice note emerges with aeration. Juicy and...

    Reg: $349.00 $274.94
    9 in stock
    • JD 97
    • VN 96
    • DC 96
    jebdunnuck.com, 97 points

    The 2017 Hermitage Les Dionnières is more deep, structured, and serious, with killer notes of crème de cassis, graphite, ground pepper, and inky notes. Rich, full-bodied, beautifully concentrated, and with both tannins...

    Reg: $99.94 $89.94
    5 in stock