From the De Villaine of DRC fame, this is his project at his home in the Cote Chalonnaise, just south of the Cote d'Or in Bouzeron. This is a fabulous wine from an area that is recently getting more acclaim and where good Burgundy can be had without handing over a king's ransom! Perfect pairing for roast chicken.
91 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "Supple and round, this red features cherry, strawberry, light earth, mineral and spice flavors. Firm, with intensity and a long finish that echoes the fruit, stone and spice notes. Should be even better in a year. Drink now through 2025. 300 cases imported."
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...
Caymus has a signature style that is dark in color, with rich fruit and ripe, velvety tannins – as approachable in youth as in maturity. We farm Cabernet grapes in eight of Napa’s 16 sub-appellations, with diversification enabling us to...
The 2018 Chateau de Beaucastel has an elegant deep ruby-red colour. The powerful and elegant nose offers superb notes of spices, cherries and cocoa. Elegantly and perfectly balanced, the mouth reveals a beautiful dense structure with fine tannins and complex...