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Chris Coughlin

Chris Coughlin WSET level 3 grad

Knights Valley

Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

California, United States
2153 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 94/100

If you are looking for an in-your-face fruit bomb, this is it! Big ripe fruit flavours with the boozy warming of this Californian Beauty.

Montmains Chablis 1Er Cru

Domaine Du Chardonnay Montmains Chablis 1Er Cru Chardonnay 2011

A.C., Burgundy, France
2154 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 94/100

1er Cru living up to it's allocation with crisp apple and pear, with a hint of melon and minerality. Aromas simular to palate. With it's low-med intensity of flavour pair with seafood or fish dishes.

Old Vine

Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2011

Lodi, California, United States
2153 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 94/100

A Zinfandel from Lodi California is a beautiful thing, this wine will please the steak eaters in the party. Blackberry jam and bumble berry pie, with a in-your-face warming (alcohol) palate.


Unfiltered Pinot Noir 2010

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
2186 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 93/100

This tasty sipper will keep you coming back for more. Aromas of cherry, raspberry and strawberry jam and strawberry leaf, well balanced with pleasant tannins.

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Napa Valley, California, United States
2235 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 93/100

with aromas of black plum, black berry, chocolate, and cooked banana (yes i said that) and much more, this wine is a 'impress your friends' wine. You'll want to drink this with a Rib eye, or juicy rare NY strip. at 15.2% abv it has a beautiful warming to it.

Chris Coughlin

Wine Blogger

Memorable Wine

tasting 18 yr old Jim Barry wine with Jim Barry + others


First Wine

Mateus Rose (sogrape)


Current Fav Wine

Ghost Pines Zinfandel

Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
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Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award