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Olivier de Maisonneuve

Olivier de Maisonneuve

532 days ago

Olivier scored this wine: 85/100

As my esteemed collegues noted, this is not a typical aromatic sauvignon blanc. Not much of the expected green notes on the nose. It is lightly fruity and has a soft acidity and some structure,thanks to the vilana. All in all, a nice patio wine,for reading a good book,under the parasol,with a gentle spring breeze blowing romantic whiffs from that bed of thrush by the fence.

532 days ago

Olivier scored this wine: 88/100

Another vintage coming up for your summer pleasure. For the price, you'll enjoy a fresh sipper with some texture, delightful aromas of grapefruit and white flowers,and a scrumptious mouthfeel of fresh croissants,with its delicate buttery sensation.

Broquel

Trapiche Broquel Malbec 2014

Mendoza, Argentina
548 days ago

Olivier scored this wine: 89/100

Fragrant, enticing nose. Oaked and fruity, with a nice balance thanks to the acidity. The pleasure of a bold and tasty red wine. Chicken thighs drenched in gravy, hearty burgers, or BBQ meats will make your eyes roll with this wine.

Tenuta Del Conte 2012

Ciro Doc, Italy
570 days ago

Olivier scored this wine: 88/100

Nice nose,that reminds me of a sun baked dusty road,with a few shades made by the olive trees along it. Savoury mouth with firm tannins and good acidity. Begs for pizza or puttanesca pasta. Cheers!

Knights Valley

Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Knight's Valley, Napa Valley, California, United States
570 days ago

Olivier scored this wine: 92/100

Classic cassis nose! A bit smokey. Rich and smooth tannins. Velvety and lenghty finish. Some alcohol noticeable but all in all a superb californian cab. You want it to linger in your glass but it's impossible to resist it. For your saturday dinner,with special friends.

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