Domaine des Orchis (Philippe Héritier)

Quintessence de Mondeuse

9.25 ratings
9.32 pro ratings
Savoie, France
Mondeuse
Top Notes For
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.3

Deep, brambly, dark berry fruit on the nose, dark flowers, blueberry, pine resin, alpine flowers and so much more. Awesome alpine nose. Amazing tangy and juicy blackberry fruit. Rustic tannins but somewhat refined. Delicious. So juicy and alive. Terrific.

24 hour update - so juicy and compact on the palate. Stunning freshness and depth. Awesome. 9.2 to 9.3.

Deep, brambly, dark berry fruit on the nose, dark flowers, blueberry, pine resin, alpine flowers and so much more. Awesome alpine nose. Amazing tangy and juicy blackberry fruit. Rustic tannins but somewhat refined. Delicious. So juicy and alive. Terrific.

24 hour update - so juicy and compact on the palate. Stunning freshness and depth. Awesome. 9.2 to 9.3.

Nov 26th, 2021
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.2

Like a mountain wild jelly donut on the nose. Flowers, big blackberry fruit, some funk, extreme minerals as is the house style here at Orchis. Wide and expansive. Some hint of hoisin and bbq sauce. Man, do these wines perform above their price points. Just sick. Super juicy with terrific berry fruit and slathered in minerals. Like a Gamay/Syrah cross but screams Savoie. Mondeuse, baby. Big wild Mondeuse tannins. Very fresh. Rustic as Mondeuse can get but utterly charming and always wins me over. Really long. This could be. 9.3. Air will tell.

Like a mountain wild jelly donut on the nose. Flowers, big blackberry fruit, some funk, extreme minerals as is the house style here at Orchis. Wide and expansive. Some hint of hoisin and bbq sauce. Man, do these wines perform above their price points. Just sick. Super juicy with terrific berry fruit and slathered in minerals. Like a Gamay/Syrah cross but screams Savoie. Mondeuse, baby. Big wild Mondeuse tannins. Very fresh. Rustic as Mondeuse can get but utterly charming and always wins me over. Really long. This could be. 9.3. Air will tell.

May 12th, 2021
ESF
9.1

Intriguing, beguiling red, ruby barely opaque w/evolving nose of blackberry and plum Gummy Bear, a lift (maybe Alpine?) but def hi-toned note, herby Ricola, devious spice, medicinal & forest floor, floral. Needs food, played well w/duck breast. Med weight & med acidity. As @Lyle Fass mentioned: Gamay-esque, also reminded me of Lagrein. Killed this bottle in no time. Unique & esoteric variety, thanks Lyle

Intriguing, beguiling red, ruby barely opaque w/evolving nose of blackberry and plum Gummy Bear, a lift (maybe Alpine?) but def hi-toned note, herby Ricola, devious spice, medicinal & forest floor, floral. Needs food, played well w/duck breast. Med weight & med acidity. As @Lyle Fass mentioned: Gamay-esque, also reminded me of Lagrein. Killed this bottle in no time. Unique & esoteric variety, thanks Lyle

May 28th, 2021
Kim Granlund

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May 2nd, 2021
Stephanie Chen

Stephanie had this 2 months ago

Stephanie had this 2 months ago

Dec 4th, 2021