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88 pts.

A ripe and juicy red that has dark cherries, plums and hints of roasted herbs on the nose, followed by a medium body and slightly grainy tannins. Drink now


91 pts.

This has a touch of walnut and mint chocolate to the red-berry fruit. It’s medium-bodied with a well-structured palate and a focused finish. Drink now or hold.

Boutinot MORGON 2022

90 pts.

Red berries, crushed stones and citrus rind on the nose, followed by a clean and lightly chalky, medium-bodied palate. Nice minerality. Drink now.

Boutinot CÔTE-DE-BROUILLY 2022

90 pts.

Ripe plums, blueberries and dried flowers on the nose, as well as a touch of bark. This is a slightly more brooding and firmer Fleurie with chewy, lightly dusty tannins and a medium body. Try in 2025

Boutinot FLEURIE 2022

91 pts.

A fragrant, lightly spicy Moulin-a- Vent that has a pretty nose of chocolate orange, strawberries and licorice. It’s medium bodied, sleek and lively. Drink now or hold

Boutinot MOULIN-À-VENT 2022

90 pts.

A round, juicy and tangy rosé made of grenache, cinsault and syrah with aromas of small berries, candied raspberries and warm herbs, following through to a medium body with a well-rounded texture. Vivid and salivating. Drink now. Screw cap.

Boutinot Côtes-du-Rhône Rosé Les Cerisiers 2023

91 pts.

A fruity, juicy and mellow white blend of grenache, roussanne, marsanne, clairette and bourboulenc. The nose proposes notes of sliced apples, guava, wild herbs and some mild spices. Medium body with fresh acidity and a succulent character= throughout. Delicious almond bitterness here, with hints of fennel towards the finish. Drink now. Screw cap.

Boutinot Côtes-du-Rhône Villages La Fleur Solitaire 2023

90 pts.

A solid, dense and powdery red blend of grenache and syrah. Aromas of\ dark berries, dried herbs, bark and dried spices follow through to a medium to full body with fine, firm tannins. Textural and serious. Drink or hold

Boutinot Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Séguret Les Coteaux Schisteux 2021

90 pts.

A well-rounded, comforting and balanced white blend of grenache blanc, roussanne and clairette. The nose expresses notes of sliced apples, herbs, cedar and some dried spices, too. It’s medium-bodied, succulent and delicious with a flavorful finish. Drink now.

Boutinot Cairanne Blanc Argiles Blanches 2023

90 pts.

This is a pretty, fruity and delicious red blend of grenache noir and syrah. Aromas of dark cherries, currants, cured meat and warm spices. It’s medium-bodied with fine tannins. Well balanced and playful with a juicy finish. Drink now.

Boutinot Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Les Coteaux 2022

90 pts.

A balanced, textured and fruity blend of grenache noir, syrah, mourvedre, cinsault, carignan and counoise. Aromas of dark cherries, dark plums, incense and black pepper dominate the nose and follow through to a medium body with fine tannins. Juicy and joyful finish. Drink now.

Boutinot Cairanne Les Six 2022

91 pts.

A vivid, expressive and juicy blend of grenache noir, syrah, mourvedre and carignan, offering aromas of dark plums, currants, dried herbs, cloves and a touch of black pepper. Medium- to full-bodied with fine tannins and a caressing texture. Juicy at the center with bright fruit character, complemented by herbs and spices in the lively finish. Drink or hold.

Boutinot Cairanne La Côte Sauvage 2021

91 pts.

Rosemary, currants, paprika and some cedar on the nose of this medium-bodied red. Nicely polished and fine-grained with pretty spice elements. Tangy finish. Sustainable. Drink now.

Zorgvliet Cabernet Franc Banghoek Stellenbosch Estate Wine 2020

91 pts.

This is a tangy and waxy white showing gooseberry, grapefruit pith and beeswax aromas. It’s medium bodied with sharp acidity and a green-fruited touch, but creamy in texture. Spicy cardamom and cedar at the end. Semillon and sauvignon blanc. Drink now.

Zorgvliet Sauvignon Blanc Banghoek Stellenbosch Simoné 2022

91 pts.

Black plums, blackcurrants, ground cumin and mocha on the nose. Some lavender. It’s full-bodied, fresh and creamy with nicely polished tannins. Drink now.

Zorgvliet Petit Verdot Banghoek Stellenbosch 2021

91 pts.

This dark-fruited merlot has a creamy texture with fine, supple tannins. It’s full-bodied, showing flavors of black beans, black plums, tobacco and dark chocolate. Sustainable. Delicious now.

Zorgvliet Merlot Banghoek Stellenbosch Estate Wine 2021

90 pts.

A fresh, soft and fruity red with aromas of blueberries, currants, blackberries and a hint of violets. Medium-bodied and very drinkable. Drink now. Screw cap.

Zorgvliet Stellenbosch Silver Myn Argentum 2022

93 pts.

A full-bodied red blend with complex aromas of dark chocolate, nutmeg, dried flowers and black fruit. Some pine cones and walnuts. Nicely firm, framed and polished. 56% cabernet sauvignon, 28% cabernet franc, 8% merlot and 8% petit verdot. Sustainable. Drink or hold.

Zorgvliet Banghoek Stellenbosch Richelle 2019

91 pts.

Attractive, vibrant nose of fresh limes, gooseberries and star fruit with hints of mint and savory herbs. Bright and juicy with racy acidity and a sleek, creamy mouthfeel. Refreshing finish. Drink now. Screw cap

The Myth Of Motu Nui Sauvignon Blanc Aconcagua Costa 2023

RP 91+ pts.

The red 2020 El Jardín de la Emperatriz Tinto was cropped from a year they consider spectacular on their property, when they got small grapes with depth of aromas and flavors. It has a subtle and serious nose, with berries, herbs and spices in nice harmony. The palate is medium to full-bodied, with fine tannins and a dry finish. Modern and clean with integrated oak.

Hermanos Hernáiz Jardin de la Emperatriz Tinto 2020

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