Ardèche, Rhône

Domaine Romaneaux-Destezet (Hervé Souhaut)

La Souteronne Vin de Pays de l'Ardèche Gamay

A little bit of baked pastry or pie crust with smoky undertones beautifully paired with raspberry. It almost drinks like gin...maybe that’s juniper or something similar.

It sits on your tongue like a soft cushion and wraps you tight. It’s a fire pit on a summer night or a walk by a lake when the sun comes out after it rains. There is funk and must, but it provided structure and escape for the juice and was good for me.
— 14 days ago

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Les Deux Terres

L'Adret Viognier 2015

Alcohol a little out of balance — 2 days ago

André Perret

Chery Condrieu Viognier 2013

Pale to mid Gold in colour. Notes of honey, honeysuckle, a little ginger and oxidative notes. On the unctuous full bodied palate Apricots and glaced fruits. Low acid and with Condrieu best drunk probably a little earlier than 7 years. A delicious drink nonetheless - one of the 1001 Wines. Postscript: Chery is considered one of the two most noble vineyards in Condrieu along with Vernon. — 8 days ago

Ceccherini, Severn and 16 others liked this

Louis Latour

Grand Ardèche Chardonnay

Good with oysters 🦪 — 2 days ago

Soshi, Ichiro and 1 other liked this

Louis Latour

Ardèche Chardonnay 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed this one. Not too heavy because it is un-oaked. Crisp and refreshing like a Chablis but not quite as good. — 13 days ago

Mickaël Bourg

Les P'tits Bouts Cornas Syrah 2017

Lyle Fass
9.5

Stunning nose. Just sick. Smells like Sozet. Savory, stemmy, blueberry, smoke, granite and so much berry berry fruit. Wild aromas but also focused and clear. Mint as well. Stunning granitic expression. Palate is an avalanche of fruit that is concentrated and insanely juicy but also has amazing delicate but substantial tannins. Almost creamy but also huge granitic expression and insane freshness. Succulent and lip smacking. So clean and pure as the driven snow. Stunningly long finish that just pitter patters for minutes until it’s no longer on ones palate. This guy is a star. What balance and poise. It’s very fruity now with a granitic backbone but will age gloriously for 10-18 years. What a wine. — 2 days ago

Josh, Aravind and 8 others liked this

Sylvain Bock

Neck Ardèche Grenache Blend

Mums orange. Omegn&venner. Torvehallerne med And. Virkelig let, nuanceret, lækker
— 18 hours ago

Anders Rytter
with Anders

Anders Frederik Steen

Come walk with me and wonder a little Grenache Blanc 2017

Dandelion, sweet hay, persimmon, sun ripened pear skin. — 4 days ago

Paul Jaboulet Aîné

La Chapelle Hermitage Syrah 1990

Dark reddish tawny. Mostly opaque. Great reddish regal color when the light hits the glass. Notes of black cherries, blueberries, cranberries, slate stone, moist earth and a little menthol. Velvet glove in the mouth. Amazingly rich with tannins totally integrated. Silky. Flying high from the moment it was opened. 6 hours in this is getting bigger and more complex. Definitely the best performance I’ve had with this wine. — 5 days ago

Alex, Conrad and 17 others liked this

Domaine Auguste Clape

Cornas Syrah 1986

Reddish tawny and almost opaque. Notes of cherries, roasted meats, some cranberry, blueberries and a little dark soil. Pleasant in the mouth. Fruit is a bit faded and light, making the finish dry when matched against the still present structure and acidity. Drink up. — 2 days ago

Mike, Shay and 15 others liked this