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Domaine Olivier Hillaire

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2021
90
Flowers, black raspberries, kirsch, and herbs create the core of this forward, medium-bodied, fresh, supple-textured, fruity wine, leaving you with juicy kirsch, and pepper in the endnote. The wine blends 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah. Drink from 2024-2029.

Flowers, black raspberries, kirsch, and herbs create the core of this forward, medium-bodied, fresh, supple-textured, fruity wine, leaving you with juicy kirsch, and pepper in the endnote. The wine blends 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah. Drink from 2024-2029.

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2021
93
The display of roses, and cherries in the nose gets your attention. On the palate, the wine is silky, refined, elegant, and supple. There is freshness, purity, and sweetness that is impossible not to notice, as you experience the layers of kirsch in the finish. The wine is produced from 100% old vine Grenache from vines that average over 100 years of age. Drink from 2024-2034.

The display of roses, and cherries in the nose gets your attention. On the palate, the wine is silky, refined, elegant, and supple. There is freshness, purity, and sweetness that is impossible not to notice, as you experience the layers of kirsch in the finish. The wine is produced from 100% old vine Grenache from vines that average over 100 years of age. Drink from 2024-2034.

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2021
92
Quite floral in nature, you also find kirsch, cherries, and strawberries all over the place. Medium-bodied, soft, elegant, and refined, the wine is effortless to drink as it focuses on its purity. You will be able to enjoy its charms on release. The wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache planted in rocky soils. Drink from 2024-2031.

Quite floral in nature, you also find kirsch, cherries, and strawberries all over the place. Medium-bodied, soft, elegant, and refined, the wine is effortless to drink as it focuses on its purity. You will be able to enjoy its charms on release. The wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache planted in rocky soils. Drink from 2024-2031.

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2020
90
Medium-bodied, soft, fresh, bright and approachable, the kirsch and strawberry character, with its fruit forward, strawberry oriented finish is ready-to-go. Drink from 2022-2028.

Medium-bodied, soft, fresh, bright and approachable, the kirsch and strawberry character, with its fruit forward, strawberry oriented finish is ready-to-go. Drink from 2022-2028.

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2020
90
Fresh, sweet, soft, elegant, cherries and strawberries are all over the place here on the nose and palate. The wine is soft, medium-bodied, fresh and fully ready to go for early drinking pleasure. Drink from 2022-2028.

Fresh, sweet, soft, elegant, cherries and strawberries are all over the place here on the nose and palate. The wine is soft, medium-bodied, fresh and fully ready to go for early drinking pleasure. Drink from 2022-2028.

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2020
94
Flowers, garrigue, smoke, licorice, herbs, kirsch and cherries are a treat to smell. Silky and fresh on the palate, there is a salty, oceanic touch to the red fruits and olives on the palate that is made even better by the refined textures in the finish. Produced from 100% old vine Grenache, the wine is a parcel selection of the estates oldest vines planted in the La Crau lieu-dit. Drink from 2023-2036.

Flowers, garrigue, smoke, licorice, herbs, kirsch and cherries are a treat to smell. Silky and fresh on the palate, there is a salty, oceanic touch to the red fruits and olives on the palate that is made even better by the refined textures in the finish. Produced from 100% old vine Grenache, the wine is a parcel selection of the estates oldest vines planted in the La Crau lieu-dit. Drink from 2023-2036.

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2020
92
Produced from 100% old vine Grenache planted in rocky soils, the sniff offers sweet, black cherries, strawberry, flowers, kirsch and roses. The wine is medium-bodied, elegant, fresh, supple and refined, leaving you with a sense of purity in the kirsch on the mid-palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2033.

Produced from 100% old vine Grenache planted in rocky soils, the sniff offers sweet, black cherries, strawberry, flowers, kirsch and roses. The wine is medium-bodied, elegant, fresh, supple and refined, leaving you with a sense of purity in the kirsch on the mid-palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2033.

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2018
94
The floral notes really sing here. From there you find ripe raspberries, kirsch and freshness on the nose and medium-bodied palate. The end notes are all about the silky textures and refined, elegant stylings.

The floral notes really sing here. From there you find ripe raspberries, kirsch and freshness on the nose and medium-bodied palate. The end notes are all about the silky textures and refined, elegant stylings.

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2018
91
Medium bodied, forward, soft and already deceptively easy to taste, the wine is fruity, soft, round, sweet and juicy with a nice, peppery, kirsch kick in the finish. The wine is a blend of 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah.

Medium bodied, forward, soft and already deceptively easy to taste, the wine is fruity, soft, round, sweet and juicy with a nice, peppery, kirsch kick in the finish. The wine is a blend of 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah.

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2017
95
There is a lot to like here starting with all the sweet, black raspberries, cherries, kirsch, flowers and spice on the nose and palate. The wine is medium-bodied, lifted, soft and silky, with a nice dose of concentrated peppery red fruits in the finish.

There is a lot to like here starting with all the sweet, black raspberries, cherries, kirsch, flowers and spice on the nose and palate. The wine is medium-bodied, lifted, soft and silky, with a nice dose of concentrated peppery red fruits in the finish.

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2017
90
Medium bodied, soft and juicy with a dark cherry core of fruits and spice notes in the finish.

Medium bodied, soft and juicy with a dark cherry core of fruits and spice notes in the finish.

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2017
93
Fresh and floral, with sweet, ripe, spicy red fruits, with accents of thyme and herbs in a medium-bodied, elegant, refined style.

Fresh and floral, with sweet, ripe, spicy red fruits, with accents of thyme and herbs in a medium-bodied, elegant, refined style.

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2015
89
Medium bodied, elegantly styled with soft, fresh, light red fruits that will be ready to drink on release.

Medium bodied, elegantly styled with soft, fresh, light red fruits that will be ready to drink on release.

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2012
94
Young, but already quite the tasty treat, the wine is full bodied, luscious, round, and loaded with sweet, juicy black raspberries, peppery kirsch and fresh herbs.

Young, but already quite the tasty treat, the wine is full bodied, luscious, round, and loaded with sweet, juicy black raspberries, peppery kirsch and fresh herbs.

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2010
92
This relatively new producer began making wine in about 2004. With fresh black cherries, earth, fresh herbs, leather and kirsch, the wine gets your attention. Full bodied, rich and lush, the wine finishes with ripe, jammy black raspberries.

This relatively new producer began making wine in about 2004. With fresh black cherries, earth, fresh herbs, leather and kirsch, the wine gets your attention. Full bodied, rich and lush, the wine finishes with ripe, jammy black raspberries.

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2010
95
2010 Olivier Hillaire Les Petits Pieds d’Armand is stuffed with licorice, jammy blackberries and cherry. From 100% old vine Grenache, and when I say old, I mean vines over 100 years old, this concentrated, pure, kirsch, Provencal herb and peppery is lush and lusty.

2010 Olivier Hillaire Les Petits Pieds d’Armand is stuffed with licorice, jammy blackberries and cherry. From 100% old vine Grenache, and when I say old, I mean vines over 100 years old, this concentrated, pure, kirsch, Provencal herb and peppery is lush and lusty.

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2009
94
Rich, fat, ripe, juicy, lush, concentrated and frankly delicious, the wine is all about its perfectly ripe black raspberry, kirsch liqueur, jam and spicy character. The finish really lasts and leaves a positive impression.

Rich, fat, ripe, juicy, lush, concentrated and frankly delicious, the wine is all about its perfectly ripe black raspberry, kirsch liqueur, jam and spicy character. The finish really lasts and leaves a positive impression.

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