Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 288,610 strong:

Register Today!
Christian Marcoux

Christian Marcoux

Yellow Label

Juan Gil Yellow Label Monastrell 2018

Jumilla D.O., Spain
6 hours, 51 minutes ago

Christian scored this wine: 89/100

A tasteful Monastrell from the Jumilla region of Spain, the Juan Gil 2018 offers aromas of plum sauce, blackberry, black olive, lavender, mocha and sweet tobacco. Big and full-bodied, the wine shows good balance and a juicy finish, great for sipping after dinner. Palate: black raspberry, jam, oregano, game, vanilla and mocha. Enjoy!

1 day, 4 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 91/100

Odfjell Orzada Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, harvested in the Maipo Valley in Chile, shows fantastic quality and elegance. Aromas of black currant, black cherry, black pepper, leather, smoke and spices emerge from this Cabernet Sauvignon. Its full body, amiable acidity and harmonious tannins, and its round and warm finish make it a perfect after dinner sipper. Palate: strawberry, cherry, dried herbs, violet, leather, nutmeg and smoke. Enjoy!

2 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

Made in Chile, Perez Cruz is synonymous with great quality winemaking. The 2018 vintage offers aromas of black plum, black berry, mint, graphite, baking spice, vanilla, leather and oak. Medium-bodied, this Reserva, made exclusively from Cabernet Sauvignon, shows great balance and a well-layered finish. The wine shows some complexity for its vintage and will be perfect for food pairing. Palate: black cherry, cranberry, dried herbs, dark chocolate, leather, spice and vanilla. Enjoy! www.instagram.com/p/CKXLtdkrjO6/


Ramirez de la Piscina Crianza 2015

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain
3 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 91/100

The Ramirez de la Piscina represents what a Rioja wine should be. Quality, delicious aromas and drinkability. The Crianza 2015, made exclusively from Tempranillo, exposes aromas of fig, dried blackberry, mustard seed, wet gravel, parmesan cheese, dill, almond and tobacco. Full-bodied, this Spaniard shows decent acidity and polished tannins. Its finish is dry and well layered. Palate: dried blueberry, sour cherry, dried leaves, pastrami, cinnamon, tobacco and cedar. Enjoy!

6 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 89/100

The Quinta Do Espirito Santo 2017 is a fresh and fruity wine from Lisboa, Portugal, that will appeal to the amateur of uncommon grape types. Blended from two native grapes, Tinta Roriz and Castelão, the wine shows aromas of black plum, blueberry, earl grey tea, granite dust, bread, vanilla and baking chocolate. Perfect for any occasion, the wine delivers supple acidity, polished tannins, and a warm and long finish. Palate: blackberry, black raspberry, violet, leather, vanilla and oak. 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
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