La Clape 2014 – 16.5/20: 65% Syrah, 30% Mourvèdre, 5% Grenache. Aged 12 months, 50% in French oak barriques and 50% in stainless steel barrels. Intense dark fruit shot through with nutmeg and clove and pepper. So handsome and grizzled that it almost has a five o'clock shadow! Power coupled with restraint, but there is a [...]
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Article on our stainless steel in Midi Libre of 30 January 2017 To view the full article, click here
Article on our Red Languedoc 2015 from Mlle boit du rouge - January 2017 Translation : A real favorite for this red Languedoc 🍷 of the breeder merchant, Maison S.Delafont! At the same time juicy and gourmand, this Pic Saint loup, with the aromas of garrigues, red fruits and black 🍒🌿🍇 comes from a blend of [...]
Pic Saint Loup 2013 – 17/20: Cinnamon. Cumin. Blackcurrant. Refreshing, lithe, cool - almost minty but much more subtle than that. A tightly woven, fine-stitched, beautifully tailored elegance that glances at savoury-sharp red-berried fruit but is fundamentally so integrated that it becomes almost a pointless exercise to try and peel apart the flavours. It works [...]