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Christian Marcoux

Christian Marcoux

Red Shale

Trius Red Shale Cabernet Franc 2015

Four Mile Creek, Niagara V.Q.A.
1 day, 3 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 93/100

Gracious and aromatic wine from Trius, the Red Shale Cabernet Franc 2015 offers appetizing aromas of black cherry, plum, bell pepper, dried herbs, sweet tobacco, coca and oak. Full body with refined tannin, its finish delivers pleasing fruit and complexity. Located in the Niagara region, Trius delivers high quality wine and has been recognized as one of the best winemakers of the region. The flavors reveals strawberry, cherry, bell pepper, tobacco, leather and oak. A pleasant show of force from a great winery. Enjoy!

1 day, 3 hours ago

Christian scored this wine: 88/100

Chateau Los Boldos Cabernet Sauvignon, Vieilles Vignes 2017, shows attractive aromas of blackberry, prune, black pepper, clay dust, leather, vanilla and oak. Quality and structure are evident from the first sip. Full-bodied and well balanced, with a long and fruity finish that allows the time to enjoy the wine sip after sip. Palate: black currant, blackberry, black pepper, dried herbs, coffee, spice and oak. Enjoy!


Crete Fragospito 2012

Crete, Greece
4 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 90/100

Excellent wine from Crete in Greece, the Fragospito 2012 shows expessive aromas of black plum, berry jam, red bell pepper, clay dust, coffee, leather and oak. Made from Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine shows a full body, grippy tannins, and a long and warm finish; perfectly made for sipping after dinner. Palate: black plum, fig, dried herbs, coffee, baking spice, tobacco and oak. Enjoy!

5 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 93/100

Winner of the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 Platinum - Best in Show, the Thirty Bench Cabernet Franc Small Lot 2015 shows amazing characteristics of an admirable wine with vibrant aromas of strawberry, black cherry, black pepper, dried herbs, sweet tobacco and coffee. From Beamsville, Niagara, this delicious wine offers a full body with a long and lingering finish. The tannins are silky and well integrated, and the journey trough the palate is defined by gorgeous tastes of ripe strawberry, cherry, black pepper, herbs, tobacco and oak. So delicious. Enjoy!

Marsannay Blanc

Louis Latour Marsannay Blanc 2012

Burgundy A.C., France
5 days ago

Christian scored this wine: 92/100

Marsannay 2012 from Maison Louis Latour shows a splendid bouquet of yellow apple, white peach, citrus blossom, saline, mushroom, pie crust and almond. Medium body, well integrated acidity, with a finish that shows delicate fruit and balanced freshness. The word Marsannay is the village that marks the northern gateway to the Côte d'Or. The flavors emerge with apricot, honeydew melon, lime peel, saline and hazelnut. This is a great quality wine. 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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