Vallée du Rhône

Domaine des Pierres Sèches

AOP Saint-Joseph

 

After a successful experience at Maison Chapoutier in Tain l'Hermitage, Sylvain Gaulthier decided to create his own winery in the heart of Saint-Joseph.

 

AOP Saint Joseph, known for its 100% Syrah variety, was born.

Domaine Lou Frejau

AOP Châteauneuf-du-Pape

In 1982, Christine Serge Chastan, a traditional man of the earth, founded its estate: Lou Fréjau.

 

The family wine estate of 18 hectares has been certified organic farming since 2010, the first harvests having been obtained in 2008.

 

There are several varieties of AOP Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The Cuvée XIII is an exceptional biological blend of thirteen varieties authorized in this AOP.

 

For white grapes: Grenache Blanche, Clairette, Bourboulenc, Roussane, Picardan
For the black grapes: Grenache Noire, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault, Vaccarèse, Counnoise, Muscardin and Terret

 

Several vintage available :

 

2012 « Cuvée XIII Cépages »:

 

  • Macon wine competition GOLD Medal
  • International Wine Cellar Joshua Raynolds. Stephen Tanzer’s. 90-92/100
  • Guide Dussert-Gerber Vins 2015
  • 1001degustations.com ***
  • Guide Hachette des Vins 2015
  • Jeb Dunnuck-Robert Parker 89/100
  • John Livingstone-Learmonth ****

 

2012 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red:

 

  • Dégustation Jeb Dunnuck -Robert Parker 87/100
  • John Livingstone-Learmonth ***(*)
  • Internation Wine Cellar Joshua Raynolds. Stephen Tanzer’s. 86-89/100

 

Domaine de la Tour Saint Michel

AOP Châteauneuf-du-Pape

 

The estate Tour Saint Michel is located in the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
The property has been owned by the FABRE family for 3 generations.
The exploited surface amounts to 40 hectares - 35 hectares for Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 3 hectares for Côtes-du-Rhône and 2 hectares for table wine.

 

 

For more information on the winery or the wines please find below the technical sheets as well as a more detailed information on the winery introduction and the wines ratings.

Please feel free to inquire for pricing and zone exclusivity agreements. Contact us now !

La Cuvée des Deux Soeurs - 2013

91 Wine Spectator

90 Robert Parker

"Looking at the 2013s from barrel, the 2013 Cuvée Des Deux Soeurs is a blend of roughly 80% Grenache and the rest Syrah, Mourvedre and Cinsault. Pretty, with leafy herbs, violets, dried spices and black raspberry style fruit, this medium to full-bodied, textured and rich 2013 has fantastic purity of fruit and sweet tannin that emerges on the finish. It should be approachable on release, given the fruit quality and texture, yet also age gracefully."


Wine Spectator

Le Lien - 2015

93 Wine Advocate

16.5 J.Robinson
"The 100% Grenache Chateauneuf du Pape 2015 Le Lien is another smokin'good wine from this estate. About as Provencal as the come, with board, sexy, layered notes of caramelized black cherries, strawberries, toasted spice and garrigue, it has full-bodied richness and a heady finish. It should drink nicely on release and keep for 10-15 years". 

 

 

 

 

 


Dunnuck for Wine Advocate

Feminessance - 2015

94 Robert Parker
"The 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Feminessance is a drop dead gorgeous effort that’s a blend of mostly Grenache, with a smaller component of Syrah, that’s aged in smaller oak barrels. Deeply colored, with full-bodied richness and depth, this layered, serious 2015 offers up creamy raspberry, cassis, licorice, vanilla and hints of white chocolate to go with a fresh, balanced profile. 

 

 

 

 


Robert Parker

Cuvée du Lion - 2010

94 Rhone Report

92 Robert Parker
"Ruby-red. Sexy red berry liqueur and floral pastille aromas accented by peppery spice and mineral elements. Taut, racy and focused on the palate, offering zesty redcurrant and raspberry flavors but no rough edges. Juicy and approachable Châteauneuf with strong finishing thrust, silky tannins and enticing lingering sweetness."

 

 

 

 

 

Antonio Gallioni

 

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Ratings and Competition
Update January 2017
Ratings 2017.pdf
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Winery Introduction 2017
Winery Introduction 2017.pdf
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TECH SHEET - CUVEE DES DEUX SOEURS
CUVEE DES DEUX SOEURS-Anglais.pdf
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TECH SHEET - LE LIEN
LE LIEN-Anglais.pdf
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TECHN SHEET - FEMINESSANCE
FEMINESSANCE-Anglais.pdf
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TECH SHEET - CUVEE DU LION
CUVEE DU LION-Anglais.pdf
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