L’Artisan Le Pinot Noir 2019 Wine Review

This wine review is of the L’Artisan “Le Pinot Noir” from the Pays d’Oc in the south of France and the 2019 vintage. In the glass, the wine has aromas of confected red fruits, jam and dried herbs. The palate is dry with medium tannins and a red fruit character that is more broad brushContinue reading “L’Artisan Le Pinot Noir 2019 Wine Review”

Château Latour 1964 Wine Review

This wine review is of Château Latour’s 1964 vintage. It is very special to taste wines of this calibre. Cellared since its purchase in the day, 57 years have passed since its vintage and the wine is still vibrant and joyous. Fully mature, the wine opens to aromas of leather, earth and old cedar. AmazinglyContinue reading “Château Latour 1964 Wine Review”

L’Artisan Grenache Noir 2019 Wine Review

This wine review is of the L’Artisan “Le Grenache Noir” from the 2019 vintage and Jean-Claude Mas. It’s from the Pays d’Oc IGP (indication gĂ©ographique protĂ©gĂ©e) in the south of France. In the glass, the wine has aromas of red berries (raspberries and red plums), warm cooking spices and cedar. The palate is dry, mediumContinue reading “L’Artisan Grenache Noir 2019 Wine Review”

Le Petit Gascoûn 2019 Wine Review

This wine review of the Le Petit GascoĂ»n, a blend of colombard and ugni blanc from south western France. The appellation is the IGP CĂ´tes de Gascogne. Colombard and ugni blanc are modest grape varieties and the guiding ethos here will be producing a wine that is fresh, crisp and suitable for immediate drinking. ThisContinue reading “Le Petit GascoĂ»n 2019 Wine Review”

Château de Sancerre 2017 Wine Review

This wine review is of Château de Sancerre’s 2017 vintage from Sancerre in the Loire Valley. In the glass, the wine is a classical expression of Sancerre sauvignon blanc, with muted aromas and flavours of lemon and herbs. It is a very tight wine that has high acidity at its core. The wine is mediumContinue reading “Château de Sancerre 2017 Wine Review”

Domaine Rostaing CĂ´te RĂ´tie 2016 Wine Review

This wine review is of a CĂ´te RĂ´tie from Domaine Rostaing and the 2016 vintage. It’s an outstanding expression of syrah and viognier. In the glass, it is a medium bodied wine that is earthy, spicy and has well integrated and subtle oak that does not present as new barrels. The wine finishes on tanninsContinue reading “Domaine Rostaing CĂ´te RĂ´tie 2016 Wine Review”