Domaine Saint Pons Authentique AOP Côtes de Provence 2021

Domaine Saint Pons Authentique AOP Côtes de Provence 2021

The wine has a pale apricot color with melon highlights. It is clear and shiny. The nose is initially smoky, mineral with notes of lemon blossom and crushed red berries. The second nose confirms this trend with additional vanilla and black pepper. In the background we can also perceive discreet notes of black cherry. The…

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Domaine Longue Tubi AOP Côtes de Provence 2021

Domaine Longue Tubi AOP Côtes de Provence 2021

The wine has a light, limpid and shiny colour that draws on apricot. The first nose is creamy with notes of fresh vanilla. Aeration reveals minerality and discreet flowers. The scents seem fragile, delicate with flowers and small fruits like peach and raspberry. The attack is fresh on the cherry stone. Little by little the…

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Domaine Val d’Astier One Maures IGP des Maures 2021

Domaine Val d’Astier One Maures IGP des Maures 2021

The colour is pale apricot. The wine is clear and shiny. The first nose is discreet with smoky and floral notes like bougainvillea. We also perceive, in the background, scents of apricot and discreet blood orange. The second nose is more aromatic with stone fruits: apricot and yellow peach. It’s fresh with a note of…

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Massimago Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Doc 2017

Massimago Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Doc 2017

A very brilliant colour, very expressive nose, pencil lead in the background, floral notes in a sip very soft and round sustained by a great structure. Already balanced.

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Caiarossa – Pergolaia 2019 – IGT Toscana Rossa

Caiarossa – Pergolaia 2019 – IGT Toscana Rossa

The nose is beautifully fruity, gourmand and offers precision, finesse and a subtle toasted hint / cocoa. It reveals notes of bright/crushed blackberry, violet and small notes of raspberry, pulpy redcurrants associated with a fine hint of rose as well as a subtle hint of acidulous red plum and discreet saline hints. The mouth is…

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Yangarra – High Sands 2018, Grenache – McLaren Vale, Australia

Yangarra – High Sands 2018, Grenache – McLaren Vale, Australia

The nose is fruity, fresh, precise and offers a nice elegant grain as well as a certain finesse. There are notes of fresh strawberry, fresh/crunchy berries and more lightly of violet combined with fine touches of cocoa, cardamom and a discreet hint of vanilla and fresh saffron (floral side). The palate is fruity, balanced and…

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Cambria 2019 – Julia’s Vineyard, 2019 Pinot Noir – Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County

Cambria 2019 – Julia’s Vineyard, 2019 Pinot Noir – Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County

The nose is racy and offers power as well as intensity and finesse. There are notes of ripe wild red berries, Cuben pepper and more lightly of local grove combined with a touch of warm soil and a fine hint of zan. The palate is fruity and reveals juiciness, gourmandize, suavity, a nice acid/mineral structure,…

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Quet – Grašac 2019

Quet – Grašac 2019

The nose is fresh and reveals a certain power/intensity of freshness as well as some toastiness. There are notes of pulpy nectarine, vanilla and a hint of toastiness combined with fine touches of quince, fresh white berries, toastiness/vanilla, fine hints of green apple, honeysuckle as well as a discreet hint of white flowers and a…

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Probus – Traminac 2018, Gewurztraminer

Probus – Traminac 2018, Gewurztraminer

The nose is fruity and reveals some concentration, freshness, a little stretch and a fine, discreetly tight grain. There are notes of kumquat, tangerine peel and more slightly lemon, combined with a subtle hint of pineapple and discreet spices. The palate is fruity and offers juiciness, suavity, some gourmandize, acidity, good definition, good structure as…

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Probus – Try Again 2018, Sauvignon Blanc

Probus – Try Again 2018, Sauvignon Blanc

The nose is fresh, racy and reveals some minerality and a fine smokiness. There are notes of flat peach, nutmeg and a little racy minerality, some crystalline edge combined with hints of physalis, fresh quince and a hint of smoke and fresh almond. The palate is fruity, balanced and reveals juiciness, acidity and a certain…

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