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Christian Marcoux

Christian Marcoux

Sandhill Cabernet Franc 2019

British Columbia, British Columbia, BC V.Q.A., Canada
12 hours, 8 minutes ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

The 2019 Cabernet Franc, made by Sandhill, offers aromas of black cherry, plum, black pepper, cocoa and sweet tobacco. Full body, with grippy but delicious tannins, and well layered acidity, this solid wine will pair exquisitely with red meat or on its own. Palate: red plum, black currant, dried herbes, black pepper, cigar and coffee. Enjoy!

Private Reserve

Peller Estates Private Reserve Cabernet Franc 2019

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
1 day, 12 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 89/100

Located in the heartland of the Niagara wine region, Peller Estates Winery produced, once again, a delicious wine. The Cabernet Franc 2019 exposes aromas of sour cherry, red plum, dried herbs, sweet tobacco and coffee. Balanced, with a long finish, this medium-bodied wine will please the amateur of Canadian made wine. Palate: sour cherry, raspberry, black pepper, sweet tobacco and coffee. Enjoy!


Marques de La Concordia Alarde 2015

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain
1 day, 12 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 91/100

Classic and refined wine from the Rioja valley of Spain, the Vina Alarde Reserva reveals a bouquet of fig, dried blackberry, mustard seed, dried rose, parmesan cheese, cigar box and oak. Made from Tempranillo and Grenache, this appealing Spaniard delivers a medium body, polished tannins and a dry finish. The amateur of Rioja wine will enjoy delightful flavors of sour cherry, fig, black pepper, dried leaves, cigar and cedar. Delicious wine. Enjoy!

Sandhill Sovereign Opal 2020

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, BC V.Q.A., Canada
2 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

Sandhill Sovereign Opal 2020, harvested in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, offers aromas of green apple, lemon, ginger, salt and passion fruit. Fun fact: the Sovereign Opal is a Canadian made grape that endures our harsh winters. This wine delivers a light body, great acidity and a crisp finish. Palate: grapefruit, passion fruit, lemon, apple blossom and saline. Enjoy!

Sandhill Chardonnay 2020

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, BC V.Q.A., Canada
2 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 89/100

Sandhill Chardonnay 2020 is a seductive and savory wine, that shows aromas of yellow apple, apricot, lime peel, salt, butter and toffee. A medium-bodied wine that has much to offer with every sip, exposing binding acidity and a short finish. Palate: pineapple, green apple, lemon, saline, chalk and crushed gravel. Enjoy.

Christian Marcoux

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