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Rebecca Meir-Liebman

Rebecca Meir-Liebman Sommelier

6 days ago

Rebecca scored this wine: 92/100

A wine that will please any Brunello lover! Smokiness on the nose with a complex development on the palate: Notes of black cherries, cassis, star anise, complete with some mint and spice. Medium to full bodied wine - it has a rich feeling and good acid on the finish. Can age for 5 more years and become even more complex with the years, but also tastes great right now!

Le Pavillon des Courtisanes Cairanne

Jean-Luc Colombo Le Pavillon des Courtisanes Cairanne 2016

Cairanne, Rhône A.C., France
6 days ago

Rebecca scored this wine: 91/100

Intense and robust with evident tannins, this blend of Grenache and Syrah has an interesting combination of vibrance and freshness with a round, ripe fruitiness. It has rich, cooked raspberries, balckberries, plum, anise and black tea on the palate with a smooth, complex development. A deep wine that needs to be accompanied with big dishes. The finish is long and mouth watering. Quite exceptional especially considering its price point!

Old Vines

Tessellae Old Vines Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre 2017

Côtes Du Roussillon, Midi A.P., France
6 days ago

Rebecca scored this wine: 91/100

A blend of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre that is organically farmed and aged for 12 months in concrete tanks. Full bodied and rich - quite a complex wine with very smooth tannins. A seductive nose with black plums, red currants and dried fruit, while on the palate there are dried dates and red/black fruits combined with wood and acid on the finish. Has a lingering finish, with earthy notes and spice. Very good value!

Vieilles Vignes Costières de Nîmes

Château de Nages Vieilles Vignes Costières de Nîmes 2016

Costières De Nîmes, Rhône A.P., France
6 days ago

Rebecca scored this wine: 90/100

A traditional Rhone blend of mainly Grenache, with Syrah and Carignane. A boost of black cherries, spices and cassis are evident on the palate. Medium to full bodied with a good structure, soft and smooth tannins, barn yard notes and a well balanced acidity. Enjoy this wine with food, especially heading towards a braised lamb or deer dish.


Château Fuisse Juliénas 2016

Juliénas, Beaujolais A.C., France
6 days ago

Rebecca scored this wine: 90/100

Made by Antoine Vincent, a fifth-generation winemaker; barn yard notes, a medium bodied Beaujolais with soft tannins that are barely noticeable. Plums, mushrooms and earthy notes, with some red fruit and a slight acidity on the finish. Exceptionally food friendly - you can enjoy this wine with pink fish, poultry and veal dishes. Very appealing, easy drinking and fresh on the palate.

Rebecca Meir-Liebman

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Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award