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Christian Marcoux

Christian Marcoux

Niagara Peninsula

Niagara Peninsula Pondview Bella Terra Meritage 2013

Niagara Peninsula, Canada
5 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 92/100

A classy Meritage 2013 from Pondview Estate Winery reveals lovely aromas of ripe plum, fig, molasse, black pepper, cocoa, smoke, caramel and oak. Full-bodied, this Niagara made wine shows great balance and complexity, and an amazing finish, with long notes of dried fruit. The palate develops flavors of fig, black cherry, coffee, dried leaf, camp smoke, dark chocolate and oak. Brilliant wine from Pond View. Enjoy!


PondView Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2015

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

Christian scored this wine: 88/100

A well made wine from Pond View Estate Winery, located in the Niagara region, the 2015 Cabernet Merlot Reserve reveals aromas of dark skin plum, dark cherry, black pepper, violet, leather and oak. Full-bodied and well balanced, the Reserve shows a nice structure for its vintage, and a lovely dark fruit finish. On the palate, flavors of plum, dark cherry, dried herbs, cigar, vanilla and oak. Such an easy drinking wine. Enjoy!


Louis Max Beaucharme Pinot Noir 2016

Burgundy A.C., France
9 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 87/100

Refined Pinot Noir from Louis Max Beaucharme, located in the Bourgogne region, offer aromas of cherry, raspberry, dried herbs, rose, cocoa and clove. A light body, combined with a light fruity finish, the Louis Max 2016 shows surprising balance for a Pinot Noir. The tannins are present, as well as the acidity, perfectly complimenting one another. Flavors of raspberry, cherry, potpourri, potting soil and allspice. Enjoy.

11 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 84/100

Fresh Pinot Grigio from Fielding Winery, located in the Niagara region, offers light aromas of pear, lemon, ginger, salt and honey. Supple body with a light finish, this 2017 vintage shows flavors of citrus zest, green apple, orange-blossom and saline. Enjoy.

Sugar Loaf Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand
11 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

Aromatic bomb from Marlborough, New Zealand, the Sugar Loaf Handcrafted Wine, Sauvignon Blanc 2017, reveals amazing aromas of passion fruit, kiwi, lemon, grass, asparagus, saline and fresh bread. Medium-bodied with a tropical fruit finish, the wine shows maturity and structure, typical of a New-Zealand wine. Flavors of green apple, lime, apple blossom, lemon grass, salt and chalk. Enjoy!

Christian Marcoux

Memorable Wine

Silver Oak, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon


First Wine

Wow that's long time ago


Unusual Wine Experience

Orange wine from Southbrook


Current Fav Wine

I do love Napa and Ontario wine, but i try expend into South-America

Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-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