96 POINTS, Decanter. "Full-bodied and charming, the plummy fruit and truckloads of black cherry flavors are easy to enjoy, especially backed by subtle licorice and peppery herbs. Bold and concentrated, savoury despite the oak, with bay leaf and thyme. Very tannic. It's well balanced despite the alcohol, thanks to its concentration and intensity. 80% Grenache rounded out with Syrah, Mourvedre, and a mix of other AOC allowed varietals."
92-95 POINTS, The Wine Advocate. "The 2018 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée Réservée is full-bodied but quite approachable and easy to drink, loaded with black cherries and plummy fruit and tinged with licorice. A blend of 80% Grenache, 6% Syrah, 4% Mourvèdre and 10% other permitted varieties, it finishes long and silky."
A beautiful Gigondas with a mouthful of bright, ripe red fruit and briary, floral earth. Tons of dark cherry fruit balanced by fresh acidity in this bottling of 70+ year old vines. Certified organic (ECOCERT).
96 POINTS, James Suckling. "A wine with playful, attractive character. An array of red, blue and purple fruits. Gently spicy, chalky and fragrant, it has a very supple, fleshy and layered palate with a web of fine, smooth and supple...
From the Chavaroche vineyard. This wine is aged for between two or up to three years prior to bottling. It is, quite simply, a ferocious wine, unique in its uninhibited expression of the smells and flavors of the appellation. A...