Vinsobres Southern Rhône 2018 3/5 A devastating attack of mildew hit the region in spring. Those who escaped the worst enjoyed a very hot and dry summer, resulting in juicy, generous reds and whites, some surprisingly good. Scroll down to see Matt’s top Southern Rhône tasting notes and scores One of the most important aspects of terroir […] The post Southern […]
Part of the Mouton Rothschild 2017 wine label. Annette Messager’s design for the Mouton Rothschild 2017 label has been named ‘Hallelujah’, and observers will notice that the word is repeated many times in waves on the artwork. Mouton owner Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA has commissioned an artist to design every grand vin vintage label since 1945. The Pauil […]
Tasting at Guigal Cote Rotie In Brief: Rhone 2018 En Primeur Northern Rhône 2018 4/5 Very hot and dry, resulting in a plentiful ripe crop. Many wines with low acidity and potent alcohol, but those that could achieve balance made impressive wines. Southern Rhône 2018 3/5 A devastating attack of mildew hit the region in spring. Those who escaped the […] The po […]
Northern Rhône 2017 Scroll down to see Matt’s top Northern Rhône tasting notes and scores See Matt’s top Northern Rhône 2018 wines: Rhône 2018 En Primeur: Full vintage report The post Northern Rhône 2018 report: The top scorers appeared first on Decanter.
The vineyard at Venissa; the morning after the flood (left) and a few days later (right) There's hope that the flooded vines might survive The post Venice floods threaten indigenous grape on city's vineyard appeared first on Decanter.
In partnership with Wine Paris. WINE PARIS stems from the convergence of VINISUD and VINOVISION PARIS, bringing together Mediterranean and cool climate wines, promoting their regional identities, their respective attributes and diversity. The fusion of these two clearly identifiable and complementary exhibitions in 2019 marked the first collective approach b […]
Christmas may seem like a long way away still but with December fast approaching what better way to get in the festive spirit – pun intended – than to think about swapping those small sweet treats for a daily tipple? An explosion in the advent calendar market has seen alcohol versions soar in popularity over […] The post Best wine advent calendars appeared f […]
Have you heard of this cult wine? No, neither had I, despite 35 years of writing about wine. Joliette is a tiny vineyard of 1.5 hectares in Chapelle de Rousse, in the northeastern part of Jurançon, that bucolic region in the Pyrenees foothills. Scroll down for Stephen Brook’s Clos Joliette tasting notes and scores According […] The post Exclusive tasting of […]