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Christian Marcoux

Christian Marcoux

La Joya Gran Reserva

Bisquertt Family Vineyards La Joya Gran Reserva Carmenère 2017

Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile
21 hours, 16 minutes ago

Christian scored this wine: 88/100

La Joya Gran Reserva 2017, harvested in the Colchagua Valley of Chile, shows intense aromas of red cherry, mission fig, green bell pepper, slate, sweet tobacco and oak. Made from 100% Carmenere, La Joya Gran Reserva delivers a medium body, a long fruity finish and silky tannins. This Chilean shows the know-how of the Bisquertt Family Vineyard and is sure to please on any occasion. Palate: tart cherry, blackberry, white pepper, leather and oak. Enjoy!


VQA Colaneri Corposo 2015

V.Q.A., Canada
1 day, 19 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 91/100

A powerful and well made wine, the appassimento style Colaneri Corposo 2015 reveals a lovely bouquet of ripe cherry, molasses, fig, black pepper, leather, caramel, vanilla and oak. Made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah, this full-bodied wine shows amazing warmth and balance. Colaneri winery, located in the Niagara region, is known to craft excellent appassimento style wine. Palate: fig, molasses, leather, cigar box, caramel and oak. Enjoy!


Château Le Grand Verdus Réserve 2016

Bordeaux A.C., France
2 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 87/100

A classic Bordeaux wine, Chateau Le Grand Verdus 2016 offers a lovely weekday wine. Aromas of dark cherry, black plum, tobacco leaf, truffle, pipe tobacco cola and oak. Medium-bodied, this Bordeaux Superieur provides a delicate acidity and a round finish. Crafted from 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau Le Grand Verdus will satisfy any Bordeaux wine lover. Palate: tart cherry, plum, menthol, graphite, baking spice and oak. Enjoy.

Château Nodeau 2016

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

Christian scored this wine: 88/100

A fresh and lively wine from Cotes de Bourg, Chateau Nodeau 2016 delivers aromas of red plum, red currant, menthol, graphite, allspice, dill and cedar. Medium-bodied with a lovely finish, the wine exposes polished tannins and supple acidity. Palate: tart plum, cherry, bay leaf, cocoa, incense and cedar. Enjoy.

Fincas De La Villa

Muriel Fincas De La Villa 2015

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

Christian scored this wine: 87/100

A well made wine from Muriel Fincas de la Villa, the Crianza 2015 reflects what a Tempranillo should be. Aromas of fig, strawberry sauce, dried rose, pastrami, cigar box, vanilla and oak. Made in the Rioja valley in Spain, the wine exposes a medium body, a dried finish and a hint of acidity. Palate: sour cherry, dried blackberry, bay leaf, rose, wood burner and cedar. 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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