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Philippe Perreault, Sommelier

Philippe Perreault, Sommelier

14 days ago

Philippe scored this wine: 92/100

This rose is made of Gamay (100%) The color is clear gray/pink with pawerful notes of watrmelon and exotic. This is a simple wine but with a lot of freshness. will be excellent to match shrimp linguine or on its own. Serve it between 8-10 degrees. This wine is ready to drink now.

17 days ago

Philippe scored this wine: 89/100

This Georgian wine is one of the rare that I have had the chance to taste in my life. Made of Pkatsiteli, a native grape from the vintage 2016, An unfiltered wine. All this made a wine with a deep amber/orange color, almost like a white port. With aromas of dried apricot, brown sugar, honey and orange peel. The aromas riminded me a Sherry Amontillado. The palate is full bodied with silky tannins. The taste last very long and it's a complex wine. I suggest to decanter it in carafe as it's an unfiltered wine to split sediment from wine. Serve it between 8-10 degrees. Can be aged 5-6 years Pair it with strong cheese like 5 years old cheddar, with seafood or with india dishes.

26 days ago

Philippe scored this wine: 88/100

This is made of Gutedel (100%) also know as Chassela and Fendant. This wine has a deep golden color with aromas of honey, apple and cinnamon. The palate is soft, delicate but the taste last long. Excellent wine to match lobster or take it on its one. Ready to drink but can be hold 2-3 years. Serve it between 12-13 degrees.

30 days ago

Philippe scored this wine: 86/100

This red wine from Baden Germany is particular. It's made of Pinot Noir (100%) It is vinified like a Beaujolais Nouveau. it means with carbonic maceration. What is carbonic maceration? The grapes are fully taken and put in vatt instead of being crushed and pressed for their maceration. It's a biodynamic wine with a light fizz. The color is garnet with aromas of cranberry, sweet spice, cherry and banana. The palate is elegant, complex and rich. excellent to match game. Serve it between 14-15 degrees. I suggest to pour it in carafe slowly to split sediment from wine. It's ready to drink but can be aged 2 years.

45 days ago

Philippe scored this wine: 86/100

This 100% Muller Thurgau (Also know as Rivaner) from Baden, Germany has a deep yellow color with a little fizz, but not enough to say it's a sparkling wine. I consider it's a still wine. It's an aromatic wine with notes of white flower, Muscat, green tea and mushroom. On the palate, it's crisp but easy to drink. Serve it between 12-13 degrees. Ready to drink but can be aged 2-3 years. Pair it with sweetbread with mushrooms.

Philippe Perreault, Sommelier

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