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Baron de Ley Reserva Rioja 2012

Baron de Ley Reserva Rioja 2012 

Baron de Ley Reserva Rioja 2012  Dark and purple color. Nose of black berries, coffee, bitter chocolate, spices and oak. Dense and powerful on the palate, the vanilla filled finish does bring some charm to the wine. Bold but still expresses fruit flavors, spices and coffee notes. May be a little on the young side, but some …

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Baron de Ley Grand Reserva Rioja 2010

Baron de Ley Grand Reserva Rioja 2010 

Baron de Ley Grand Reserva Rioja 2010  Dark garnet color. Depth and dense nose where berry notes goes along with spices and oak. On the palate the structure and the rectitude of the wine are almost overpowering the flavors by being a little severe, but air did brought up dark berries, spices, earth and oak flavors. May feel more dense than complex at this stage, but shows a good ageing potential for up to 15 more years. More classic styled Rioja wine which I like. Very good+ (90) Made of 100% Tempranillo. Aged 24 months in 50% American oak and 50% French oak, then 5 years in bottle prior to release. Alcohol level …

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El Coto Crianza Rioja 2013

El Coto Crianza Rioja 2013 

El Coto Crianza Rioja 2013 Dark ruby color. Nose of black berries, spices, smoke, vanilla and oak. Silky mouth feel where the oak flavors coats the fruit without any excess. The smoky and spicy notes with the vanilla with garnish the finish. Could get some air in a decanter to help the wine being even more expressive. Good+ (88)  Made of Tempranillo. Aged 12 months in new Amerian oak barrels, then 6 months before release. Alcohol level of 13% Available in SAQ stores for 16,10$ (Code SAQ : 11254188) El Coto de Rioja’s website: elcoto.com Sample proposed by Les Sélections Fréchette: selectionsfrechette.com

E Guigal Crozes-Hermitage 2013

E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitage 2013

E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitage 2013 Dark ruby color. Nose of mixed berries, spices, pepper, olives, raw bacon and flowers. More tight on the palate, air did helped unveil the flavors of baked red fruit, olices, then spices and meat notes. Long and rustic finish, this is a type of wine that goes so well with long roasted …

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Maison Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages Combe aux Jacques 2015

Maison Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages Combe aux Jacques 2015

Maison Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages Combe aux Jacques 2015 Dark purple color. Nose and palate of mixed wild berries, flowers, spices and earth. The wine really shows the vintage with darker and riper fruit while keeping the acidity and balance. Would pair well with poultry, a richer dish to bring freshness to it or the classic deli …

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Podere Castorani Scià Puglia IGT 2014

Podere Castorani Scià Puglia IGT 2014

Podere Castorani Scià Puglia IGT 2014 Dark ruby color. Nose of dark berries, spices, earth and dried flowers. Silky on the palate with fruit flavors, spices note, drinks quite easily and is very enjoyable, especially for its price! Good (87) Made of sangiovese. Alcohol level of 13% Available at the SAQ for 12,15$ (Code SAQ : …

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Maison Louis Jadot Brouilly Sous les Balloquets 2015

Maison Louis Jadot Brouilly Sous les Balloquets 2015

Maison Louis Jadot Brouilly Sous les Balloquets 2015  Medium dark purple color. Nose of dark berries, spices, earth then some flower notes. Round on the palate with ripe fruit flavors, the wine is tasty and seductive, true to the vintage it’s coming from. There is also a hint of acidity that brings some freshness on the …

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E. Guigal Côtes-du-Rhône 2012

E. Guigal Côtes-du-Rhône 2012

E. Guigal Côtes-du-Rhône 2012 Dark red cherry color. Nose of wild berries, spices, aromatic herbs, dust and leather. Began as an easy drinker, air did make the wine show its structure and its spicyness while being enjoyable. Put some bottles in the cellar for 2-3 years and you’ll be rewarded! Did that few years ago when I …

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Domaine Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Boucherottes 2012

Domaine Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Boucherottes 2012

Domaine Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Boucherottes 2012 This wine comes from Le Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot, the historical ownership from Louis Jadot and not their negoce activities. Medium ruby pink color with a rim color that looks like the wine have some age. Dense and deep nose with aromatic notes of flowers, red berries, cherries, earth, …

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Coto de Imaz Grand Reserva Rioja 2010

Coto de Imaz Grand Reserva Rioja 2010

Coto de Imaz Grand Reserva Rioja 2010 Medium dark garnet color. Charming nose of black berries, spices, vanilla and oak. The flavors on the palate are about the same as on the nose with a silky and slightly oaky finish. May not be the bolder Rioja around, but it’s ready to drink and will please your …

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