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Christian Marcoux

Christian Marcoux

Château Francs Magnus 2018

Bordeaux A.C., France
1 day, 23 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 88/100

Excellent approachable everyday wine, the Chateau Francs Magnus 2018 offers aromas of raspberry, fruitcake, violet, truffle, dill, cola and cedar. Full body with a great balance, its finish is long and perfect for pairing. Palate: cherry, raspberry, tobacco leaf, charcoal, spice, dark chocolate and cedar. Enjoy!

Aves del Sur Reserva

Pedregal Aves del Sur Reserva Carmenère 2017

Loncomilla Valley, Maule Valley D.O., Chile
1 day, 23 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 88/100

The Aves del Sur Reserva 2017 is a delicate wine harvested by Vina del Pedregal, in the Valle del Claro. Made from Carmenere, the wine offers aromas of blackberry, plum, green bell pepper, slate, sweet tobacco and sandalwood. Its lovely acidity, supple tannins and a coating finish make this wine perfect for any occasion and food pairing. Palate: cherry, plum, green peppercorn, leather, vanilla and tobacco. Enjoy.

1 day, 23 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

A delicious and aromatic wine, Demuerte Classic 2017 was created by the Winery On, located in Yecla, Spain. The wine offers aromas of blueberry, plum sauce, black pepper, smoke and coffee. Blended from 50% Monastrell and 50% Syrah, this charming Spaniard provides pleasant tannins, well layered acidity and a warm finish. The quality of the fruit is present in every sip, exposing flavors of blackberry, tart cherry, lavender, tobacco and mocha. Well made wine. Enjoy!

Cuvée Les Terrasses

Château La Gravière Cuvée Les Terrasses 2016

Côtes De Bourg, Bordeaux A.C., France
5 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 92/100

Winner of the gold medal in Paris 2019, Chateau La Graviere 2016 reveals aromas of red plum, cherry, black pepper, leather, backing spice, smoke and oak. Owned by Vignobles Rodet Recapet, Chateau La Graviere is located on the right bank of Cotes-de-Bourg. A blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a lovely display of freshness and balance. Full-bodied with a fruity finish, the wine delivers flavors of raspberry, cherry, violet, cocoa, dill and cedar, great pairing wine. Enjoy!

5 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 89/100

The E7 Red is an interesting wine created by Dave Phinney, winemaker at Locations winery. Harvested from five regions of Spain, including Priorat, Jumilla, Toro, Rioja, and Ribera del Duero, the wine offers aromas of raspberry sauce, cherry, licorice, leather, vanilla and pie crust. A blend of Grenache, Tempranillo, Monastrell and Carignan provides a full body, silky tannins and a long finish. Pleasing with great fruit quality, the wine reveals flavors of cherry, strawberry, lavender, leather, chocolate and pie crust. 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

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