2022 Bordeaux could be the best young vintage I have ever tasted. The wines are concentrated, silky, sensuous, fresh and most importantly, exciting, character filled wines built to age. Yet, many can be enjoyed young as well.
2021 Chateauneuf du Pape is going to provide all of its pleasures early. The wines already deliver soft-textured, kirsch, strawberry and red cherries with freshness, low levels of alcohol and savory herbs. This classic vintage is perfect for the next decade or so.
2021 Chateauneuf du Pape wines are going to make tasters seeking early drinkability, red fruits, lower alcohol levels and soft tannins quite happy.
2021 Chateauneuf du Pape offer lower alcohol than in the past few, or even several vintages. You also find increased sensations of freshness, purity and elegance. 2021 Chateauneuf du Pape represents a modern, classic style with wines that are going to be delicious in their youth.
2023 was a great year to be a wine lover! I tasted so many great wines over the past 12 months. Wines as old as the 1940s and 50s, and a few from 2022. You will find a lot of Bordeaux as well as Rhone Valley wines from Cote Rotie, Hermitage and Chateauneuf du Pape, Napa Valley and more!
2022 Sauternes at their best offer compelling profiles with intense apricot, pineapple, honey, floral and nut aromas with serious levels of concentration, complexity and freshness. Sweet wine lovers should not miss these wines as they offer beautiful tasting experiences and should age and evolve for decades with ease.
At their best, 2022 Bordeaux white wines are aromatic, with notes of flowers, white peach, yellow and orange citrus with creamy textures, loads of ripe, sweet fruits and early-drinking charm.