Wine Spectator, Issue: Jan 31 - Feb 28, 2016

Wine Spectator, Issue: Jan 31 - Feb 28, 2016


WINE SPECTATOR February 2017 Ratings

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February 28, 2017
By: Franck's Signature Wines

Bordeaux

Château LUSSEAU  Graves Rouge 2014

“A pronounced tobacco leaf note runs from start to finish, with olive and bay accents amid the crushed plum and black currant fruit.” – JM, Web Only 2017

Château TERRE BLANQUE  Bordeaux 2015

“Pure and gentle, with cherry and cassis notes that glide through, laced with an overt savory detail that lingers on the finish.” – JM, Web Only 2017

 

Rhone

Château de MARJOLET  Côtes du Rhone White 2015 - 89 pts

 “Bright, with racy star fruit and yellow apple flavors laced with a honeysuckle thread. Lively finish.” – JM, Web Only 2017

Château de MARJOLET  Côtes du Rhone Rouge 2015

“Fresh, featuring a direct bean of cherry fruit lined with light anise and lavender notes.” – JM, Web Only 2017

 

Loire

Domaine de la GUILLOTERIE  Saumur-Champigny "Tradition" 2015 - 90 pts

“Lively, with bitter cherry and damson plum fruit laced with a prominent tobacco leaf edge, picking up light savory and olive accents on the unadorned finish. Textbook.” – JM, Issue: Feb 28, 2017

LA VARENNE  Chinon Rouge "Tradition" 2015 - 90 pts

“This breezes along, with red currant and bitter cherry fruit flavors flecked with savory and bay leaf hints. The bright finish has a chalky minerality. Good energy lends the finish sneaky length.” – JM, Issue: Feb 28, 2017


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