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Christian Marcoux

Christian Marcoux

1 day, 3 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 89/100

Pondview Estate Winery, located in Niagara on the Lake, crafts many amazing wines, with passion and dedication, since the late 60’s. The 2016 Chardonnay Barrel Fermented is one them. Barrel fermented for 22 months, this Chardonnay reveals aromas of pear, yellow apple, lemon peel, crème fraiche, vanilla, marshmallow and oak. Creamy, with just enough acidity to clean the palate, this medium-bodied wine has a long tree fruit finish that perfects this well made Chardonnay. From the first sip, peach, apricot, lemon, honey, saline, butter, pie crust and oak. Pair with creamy cheese or pasta dish. Enjoy!


Borsao Berola 2014

Campo De Borja D.O., Spain
3 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

Located in the Campo de Borja in Spain, Bodegas Borsao Winery creates a variety of amazing wines to please the Spanish wine lovers of the world. Borsao Berola 2014, crafted with Grenache, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, delivers a lovely bouquet of dried strawberry, maraschino, black tea, leather and vanilla. Full body with an intense finish, the structured tannins perfect the journey into the palate. This Spaniard delivers flavours of ripe dark cherry, strawberry, lavender, smoke and vanilla. Amazing for any occasion, this crowd pleaser will charm on its own or paired with red meat or sausage. Enjoy!


PondView Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2016

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

Christian scored this wine: 89/100

Blended from Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Pondview Cabernet Merlot Reserve 2016, from Niagara on the Lake, offers aromas of black plum, dark cherry, bell pepper, clay dust and cedar. Full bodied, with tannins that pair nicely with a long finish. It evolves into a charming cruise in the palate with black currant, dark plum, black pepper, truffle and cedar. Once again, a well made wine from the Niagara region. Pair with pasta or cheese. Enjoy.

Le Plateau

Chateau La Grolet Le Plateau 2015

France, France
5 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 85/100

Established on the Right Bank of the Bordeaux AOC region, Cote de Bourg has always been renown for its lovely wine and skillful winemakers. Chateau la Grolet “Le Plateau” 2015 is part of that category. The wine reveals aromas of red plum, fruitcake, bay leaf and pipe tobacco. Crafted from 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine shows a medium body and a herbal finish. Palate, tart cherry, menthol, wet gravel, allspice and sandalwood. Pair with cheese or red meat. Enjoy.

Gran Terroir De Los Andes Los Lingues

Casa Silva Gran Terroir De Los Andes Los Lingues Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile
5 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

Located in the Colchagua Valley in Chile, Casa Silva offers a splendid 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. This lovely 2016 vintage reveals aromas of black cherry, black plum, black pepper, mint, clay dust, coffee, leather and baking spice. Full bodied and well and balanced, the Casa Silva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 has all the qualities and character of a convivial wine. Casa Silva is one of the most awarded Chilean Wineries of the 21st century at International and National competitions. The family has been dedicated to the wine business for five generations, making it the most traditional winery in the Colchagua Valley. Palate, dark skin plum, black cherry, pepper, mocha, leather and oak. Pair with steak or pork. Enjoy!

Christian Marcoux

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Silver Oak, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon


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Wow that's long time ago


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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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