Francis Daney’s minuscule estate and ancient cellar that is the Cru d’Arche Pugneau comprises barely a hectare of vines, superbly situated at the very foot of the sweep of hillside that is crowned with Château d’Yquem itself, and is a classic, beautifully long-lived and ultimately complex Sauternes. The 2010 vintage is magical and as a result of good botrytis (noble rot) and some extra bottle age, this 2010 offering is nothing short of sublime.
97 POINTS, Jeb Dunnuck. "A wine that’s going to rival or surpass the 2015, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée shows the quality of this awesome vintage with its deep, powerful, concentrated style. I find a certain 2010-like purity in this...
95 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "A dark 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 fruit easily...
Beautifully complex with wonderful depth of fruit and woody spice. Classic Bordeaux with dusty earth and freshness. We love the cocoa and cedar this wine brings to the table. A perfect complement to your next dinner party.