Merchant Picks By Region

Merchant's Pick by region: Rhone

  1. Chateauneuf du Pape Pick Of The Year!
    October 15, 2019

    Beyond compare...

    Single vineyard...

    100% Grenache...

    "I love this style." J.C., The Wine Advocate

    You never see quality like this at this price! Typically, Chateauneufs at this price are blends of several varietals from various vineyard sources; they are not...

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  2. A Ridiculous Rhone Value!
    September 26, 2019

    Adjacent to the French village of Gigondas, and just east of Chateaneuf-du-Pape, is the village of Ventoux in the Rhone.

    There, Chateau Pesquie has earned the reputation for producing some of the greatest value French reds. With vineyards carved out of steep hillside terraces, the...

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  3. The Best Value Rhone We've Tasted All Year!
    August 02, 2019

    A Best Value!

    In the Rhone, Jean-Francois Gras is famously known for his organically-farmed vineyards. He is also known for mastering the classic grapes of the region: Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre (also known as GSM).

    A warm region with mistral (intense,...

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  4. Vintage Chateaueuf-du-Pape!
    November 14, 2018
    #8 Without The Wait!
    Yesterday, Wine Spectatorrevealed this year's #8 wine, the 2016 Le Vieux Donjon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape.
    A great wine from a great Rhone vintage, we have a tiny...
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  5. A Blockbuster Wine
    September 26, 2018

    The 2016 Rhone reds are starting to roll in and they are eclipsing the staggering quality of 2015.

    That says a lot.

    These wines offer "remarkable density of ripe tannins and are, unsurprisingly, among the standard bearers for one of the best Southern Rhône vintages."...

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