The Wine Spectator - August Issue

The Wine Spectator - August Issue


Franck and Arnaud Lambert

Franck and Arnaud Lambert


The Wine Spectator - September Issue

The Wine Spectator - September Issue


Ch. de BREZE Clos du Tue-Loup Saumur - 90 pts

Ch. de BREZE Clos du Tue-Loup Saumur - 90 pts


Ch. de BREZE Clos de la Rue Saumur - 90 pts

Ch. de BREZE Clos de la Rue Saumur - 90 pts


Ch. de BREZE Clos David White Saumur - 90 pts

Ch. de BREZE Clos David White Saumur - 90 pts


Dne de SAINT JUST Montée des Roches Saumur Champigny - 90 pts

Dne de SAINT JUST Montée des Roches Saumur Champigny - 90 pts


Dne de Saint Just Les Terres Rouges Saumur Champigny - 90 pts

Dne de Saint Just Les Terres Rouges Saumur Champigny - 90 pts


2nd wave of Wine SPECTATOR ratings for Arnaud LAMBERT Saumur wines!

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August 26, 2013
By: Julie DUMON

 As hoped, here is… the 2nd “wave” of WINE SPECTATOR ratings for the LOIRE wines we recently sent to the magazine: Ch. de BREZE Saumur ORGANIC Conversion, and Dne de SAINT JUST in Saumur ChampignyORGANIC Certified.
All produced by Arnaud Lambert, talented young vigneron.

 
August 31st 2013 issue highly recommended quite a few.

September is now time for a nice 92pts for Ch. de BREZE Red Saumur Clos de L'Etoile as well as another 90 Pts for Ch. de BREZE White Saumur Clos David and all Dne de SAINT JUST ORGANIC Certified.Saumur Champigny range submitted!

 
What’s next?! Congratulation Arnaud.
 
 
 
Château de BREZE Clos du Tue-Loup Saumur 201090 pts
Displays a roasted edge, remaining restrained enough, offering a core of steeped plum and blackberry fruit studded with bay leaf, olive and charcoal. A chalky spine imparts balance on the finish. Drink now through 2015. 600 cases made. – JM

 
 

Château de BREZE Clos de l'Etoile Saumur 201092 pts
Features fleshy layers of cassis and blackberry, with finely beaded acidity and melded briary grip coursing through the finish, where apple, wood and dark olive notes fill in. There's lots of life to this. Drink now through 2016. - JM

 

Château de BREZE Clos de la Rue Saumur 2010 - 90 pts
Very flattering, with a caressing feel to the core of creamed pear, fig, warm piecrust and ginger. A light hazelnut echo glides through the finish. Drink now through 2016. 200 cases made. – JM

 

Château de BREZE White Saumur 201189 pts
Shows a slightly off-dry hint, with quince and green fig fruit lined with lightly toasted almond and ginger notes. Stays fresh and bright on the finish. Drink now through 2014. 2,000 cases made. – JM

 

Château de BREZE Saumur 201188 pts
Quite dark, featuring roasted bay leaf and charcoal flavors running through a core of dark plum and blackberry fruit. Stays fresh despite the profile, with a sweet tapenade note enlivening the finish. Not for everyone. Drink now through 2014. 2,000 cases made. – JM

 

 Château de BREZE Clos David White Saumur 201090 pts
Offers a plump, inviting feel, featuring creamed yellow apple, star fruit and white peach flavors, backed by a mouthwatering, quinine-tinged finish. Drink now through 2015. – JM

 
 

Domaine de SAINT JUST Montée des Roches Saumur Champigny 201090 pts
Showing some maturity already, with a tobacco edge emerging from the core of dark plum and black currant fruit. Notes of singed cedar and bay chime on the finish. Retains the grip of the vintage despite the slighly advanced aromatics. Drink now through 2014. – JM - Web Only 2013

 

Domaine de SAINT JUST Clos Moleton Saumur Champigny 201091 pts
Dark and racy, with charcoal and graphite accents supporting the crushed plum, blackberry and boysenberry coulis notes. Shows lots of mouthwatering briar through the finish, revealing some slightly mature spice hints, with the stuffing for a touch more cellaring.Drink now through 2017. - JM - Oct. 15th, 2013

 

Domaine de SAINT JUST Coulée de St Cyr White Saumur 201189 pts
The fresh pear and yellow apple fruit is lined with a melon rind flavors. A note of fresh salted butter takes over on the finish. Drink now through 2015. – JM

 

Domaine de SAINT JUST Les Terres Rouges Saumur Champigny  201190 pts
Features a velvety mouthfeel, with dark plum, steeped currant and blackberry fruit gliding along, inlaid with smoldering charcoal and dark olive notes. The fleshy finish remains focused and supple. Drink now through 2014. – JM - Web Only 2013

 

Domaine de SAINT JUST Yves Lambert Saumur Champigny  201189 pts
Grilled savory and bay flavors stud this wine, with a core of roasted plum and mulled cherry fruit. The bay leaf note lingers on the finish, revealing a chalky echo. Drink now through 2014. – JM - Web Only 2013

 

Domaine de SAINT JUST Les Perrières White Saumur 201188 pts
Fresh and open, with juicy white peach and melon rind notes, revealing a lingering honeysuckle edge on the pleasantly brick finish. Drink now. – JM - Web Only 2013

 

 

 


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