• JD 94
    • WA 94
    • VN 93
    jebdunnuck.com, 94 points

    (92-94 points) The base Gigondas, the 2018 Gigondas Vieilles Vignes is a blend from both the La Louisiane and Pigière lieux-dits near the estate (due to the dismal yields, there’s no Souteyrade cuvée in 2018) and is 80%...

    Reg: $37.94 $30.94
    24+ in stock
  • Syrah - 750ML
    • JS 94
    • WS 94
    • JD 94
    jamessuckling.com, 94 points

    Aromas of sliced plums, red licorice, espresso and rosemary. Medium-to full-bodied with velvety tannins. Succulent and clear with lovely black fruit and earthy spice. Broad shouldered but remains elegant. Lovely. Drink or...

    Reg: $84.94 $79.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 94
    • WA 92
    jebdunnuck.com, 94 points

    (92-94 points) A normal blend, the 2018 Châteauneuf Du Pape is a rocking wine that exudes elegance and finesse, yet still packs the classic Clos Saint Jean richness and depth. Offering notes of kirsch liqueur, licorice...

    Reg: $59.94 $49.94
    24+ in stock
    • WE 95
    • JD 93
    • VN 92
    Wine Enthusiast, 95 points

    While pulsating with ripeness, a bristling freshness and spine-tingling delicacy of texture make this basic bottling from Pierre Usseglio extraordinary. Red-plum and raspberry flavors are concentrated yet plush, etched by...

    Reg: $54.94 $49.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 92
    • WA 90
    jebdunnuck.com, 92 points

    (90-92 points) In addition to their brilliant Chateauneuf du Papes, this estate makes two terrific Rasteau. Their 2018 Rasteau offers a medium to full-bodied, fruit-forward, balanced style as well as the more blue fruit...

    Reg: $32.94 $24.94
    24+ in stock
    • WA 99
    • JS 97
    • WE 97
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 99 points

    While I've had multiple looks at previous vintages, this is my first review of the 2018 Hermitage Ligne de Crete Les Grandes Vignes. Inky in hue, it boasts powerful, brooding aromas that include hints of hardwood...

    Reg: $279.94 $239.94
    24 in Pre-Arrival
    • WS 95
    • JD 95
    • VN 94
    Wine Spectator, 95 points

    A dark, winey style, with lots of fig, plum and blackberry paste flavors layered together, with sweet tobacco, licorice snap and warm earth accents filling in. Packed but defined, with a graphite spine through the finish...

    Reg: $89.94 $69.94
    24+ in stock
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • JL 100
    • WA 99
    • VN 97
    TheWineCellarInsider.com, 100 points

    The wine of the vintage. Compelling in every sense of the word, the wine is incredibly dark in color. The aromatics kick off with an amazing display of spices, herbs, wet earth, leaf, pepper, grilled meat, black...

    Reg: $445.00 $339.00
    6 in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 95
    • WS 94
    • JL 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    True to form, the 2018 Châteauneuf Du Pape Les Trois Sources is a softer, more elegant wine than the Les Hauts-Lieux and offers a gorgeous perfume of black cherries, black licorice, tapenade, violets, herbes de Provence...

    Reg: $79.94 $69.94
    17 in stock
    • WA 98
    • WE 97
    • JD 97
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 98 points

    Boasting classic Les Bessards notes of sun-warmed cassis and crushed stone, the 2018 Hermitage Les Bessards has turned out to be a magnificent wine—a close rival to the potentially perfect 2015. Full-bodied and velvety...

    Reg: $199.94 $174.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
  • Syrah - 750ML
    • JS 92
    • JD 91
    • WA 91
    jamessuckling.com, 92 points

    An attractively fresh and fragrant nose with acacia-like perfume, chamomile and fresh pear aromas. The palate has a super juicy peach core with such fresh, fleshy appeal and a late, toasty glow. Drink this now.

    Reg: $44.94 $39.94
    23 in stock
    • JD 97
    • WA 97
    • WS 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 97 points

    An almost Hermitage-like bouquet of burning embers, cassis, graphite, woodsmoke, and spring flowers emerges from the 2018 Cornas La Sabarotte, which comes from a tiny, south-facing vineyard in this heralded appellation...

    Reg: $99.94 $84.94
    21 in stock
    • DC 90
    Decanter, 90 points

    Deep red cherry and spiced berry notes on the nose. This has a nice mouthfeel where the soft tannins subtly coat the mouth. There's spice and soft, chewy, jammy fruit on the palate. It's not overly layered but it's...

    Reg: $29.94 $25.94
    1 in stock
    • JD 98
    • DC 95
    • WA 95
    jebdunnuck.com, 98 points

    While not submitted to my tasting (and it wasn't presented from barrel last year), it would be hard to imagine there won't be a Les Vieilles Fontaines cuvée. Don't miss a chance to buy a bottle if you find one. Moving to...

    Reg: $89.94 $69.94
    24 in Pre-Arrival
    • WA 97
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 97 points

    (94 - 97 points) Tasted from a new barrel, the 2018 Cote Rotie Rose Pourpre features mocha and plum notes. It's full-bodied, rich and velvety, with that weight offset by cool menthol notes, and the lengthy finish even...

    Reg: $159.94 $134.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • JS 95
    • JD 94
    • WS 93
    jamessuckling.com, 95 points

    All of the classic Cote-Rotie aromas (leather, smoked bacon, spices and black cherry) pour from the glass of this rich and fleshy wine. Very silky texture, in spite of the generous, fine tannins, which build beautifully...

    Reg: $89.94 $79.94
    4 in stock
    • WA 95
    • WS 95
    • DC 94
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points

    As usual, the 2018 Chateauneuf du Pape Chaupin displays more red fruit than the main bottling, being 100% Grenache from sandier soils. Raspberries and cherries appear on the nose alongside subtle hints of garrigue. The...

    Reg: $79.94 $69.94
    4 in stock
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
  • Proprietary Blend - 750ML
    • WA 95
    • VN 94
    • JD 94
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points

    A rich, mouthfilling effort, Vieux Donjon's 2018 Chateauneuf du Pape is concentrated and velvety, showing plenty of power and weight. Ripe cherries and raspberries are dusted with clove and star anise, then joined by...

    Reg: $69.94 $59.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 96
    • WA 95
    • VN 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 96 points

    Up with the crème de la crème of the vintage, the 2018 Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieilles Vignes is a bigger, richer wine than the Les Origines cuvée and has a beautiful core of smoked black fruits, candied violets, peppery...

    Reg: $99.94 $79.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 93
    • WS 91
    jebdunnuck.com, 93 points

    (91-93+ points)A step up, with more depth and density, the 2018 Rasteau Les Argiles Bleues is a blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah that was brought up in foudre. Incredibly pure notes of cassis, black raspberries, new...

    Reg: $44.94 $34.94
    24+ in stock
  • Proprietary Blend - 750ML
    • VN 91
    • DC 91
    Vinous, 91 points

    (90-91 points) Aromas of ripe dark fruit, spicecake, succulent herbs and candied flowers; a smoky mineral element adds verve. Sweet, palate-coating blueberry, dark cherry, allspice and smoky bacon flavors deepen steadily...

    Reg: $49.94 $39.94
    10 in stock
    • JD 98
    • WA 98
    • VN 98
    jebdunnuck.com, 98 points

    (98+ points) Coming all from the pure granite soils of the Bessards lieu-dit, on the western side of Hermitage, the 2018 Ermitage Le Pavillon is 100% Syrah that was all destemmed and aged 18 months in just 15% new French...

    Reg: $395.00 $325.00
    1 in stock
    • VN 94
    • WA 94
    • JD 94
    Vinous, 94 points

    (93-94 points) Aromas of ripe, spice-tinged dark berries and pungent flowers are sharpened by sneaky mineral and spice flourishes. Spicy and focused on the palate, offering juicy blackberry, cherry and violet pastille...

    Reg: $99.94 $79.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • WA 95
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points

    (92-95 points) I tasted from two barrels seemingly destined for the 2018 Saint Joseph les Pierres. One was full-bodied, plush and long, with notes of mocha and black cherries, while the other showed explosive red fruit...

    Reg: $64.94 $54.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
    • JL 98
    • JD 97
    • DC 97
    TheWineCellarInsider.com, 98 points

    A great success in any vintage, but a marvel in a difficult year, this superb wine offers a deep, dark, red hue. The perfume, with its blend of flowers, licorice, garrigue, spices, cherries and plums is gorgeous. Richly...

    Reg: $299.94 $259.94
    22 in stock
    • JD 93
    • VN 93
    jebdunnuck.com, 93 points

    The 2018 Côte Rôtie Les Triotes offers another level of richness, giving up lots of black and red fruits intermixed with plenty of peppery spice, plum sauce, and candied violets. With loads of charm, medium to full body...

    Reg: $64.94 $59.94
    24+ in stock
    24 in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 96
    • WA 95
    • VN 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 96 points

    Up with the crème de la crème of the vintage, the 2018 Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieilles Vignes is a bigger, richer wine than the Les Origines cuvée and has a beautiful core of smoked black fruits, candied violets, peppery...

    Reg: $199.94 $179.94
    11 in stock
    • VN 97
    • WS 95
    • WE 94
    Vinous, 97 points

    (96-97 points) Intensely perfumed, mineral-accented aromas of dark fruit liqueur, pungent flowers and licorice show excellent clarity and energetic lift. Juicy blackberry, boysenberry, bitter cherry and floral pastille...

    $149.94
    16 in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 98
    • WA 98
    • JS 96
    jebdunnuck.com, 98 points

    The 2018 Hermitage La Chapelle is a monster of a wine that brings tons of richness and depth while staying light on its feet and balanced. Lots of ripe red and blue fruits as well as flowers, smoked meat, licorice, and...

    Reg: $1,950.00 $1,750.00
    1 in stock
    • W&S 96
    • WS 96
    • VN 94
    Wine & Spirits, 96 points

    Rotem and Mounir Saouma’s aim with Omnia is to build complexity from the diversity of their nine parcels spread out over all five of Châteauneuf’s villages. The diversity continues in the cellar, where Mounir puts the...

    Reg: $129.94 $109.94
    24+ in stock
 

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