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Les Kovacs

Les Kovacs

Maipe Reserve Bonarda 2012

Chakana Reserve, Argentina
2880 days ago

Les scored this wine: 90/100

A wonderful surprise..terrific wine. Excellent with red meat in general. Full bodied and very smooth..an elegance to it.

2896 days ago

Les scored this wine: 89/100

Pinot Noir qualities...solis and very nice surprise. Mediu, bodied

2896 days ago

Les scored this wine: 90/100

Terrific wine. Medium bodied, fragrant..we both liked it. But again

2906 days ago

Les scored this wine: 88/100

Very nice. Not quite the zing of the Kiwi version..but most enjoyable and we both liked it. Worth a 2nd go around.

Gulf Station

De Bortoli Wines - Yarra Valley Gulf Station Pinot Noir 2012

Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia
2906 days ago

Les scored this wine: 91/100

Yes this was terrific. Cherry and a bit earthy. We both enjoyed it.

Les Kovacs

Memorable Wine

A brunello in a Rome restaurant ...summer of 2013


First Wine

Baby Duck


Unusual Wine Experience

Wine tasting in Nova Scotia 10 years ago and enjoying it. We had no idea that there was a wine industry there.


Current Fav Wine

Pinot Noir





Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
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