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90 - Châteauneuf du Pape 'Louis Bernard' 2020
"balance and elegance. Red and black fruits, spice, and floral notes define the nose, and it’s medium to full-bodied, beautifully balanced, and has a great finish. Based on 65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and the rest Mourvedre, all destemmed and aged in concrete, drink bottles any time over the coming decade". 11/11/2022

89 - Châteauneuf du Pape 'Domaine la Crau des Papes - Louis Bernard' 2020
Black fruits, peppery garrigue, and some scorched earth-like characteristics emerge from the 2020 Châteauneuf Du Pape Crau Des Papes, a mouth-filling, medium-bodied, meaty effort that has plenty of character. Maturity 2022-2030." 11/11/2022

89-91- Saint-Joseph 'Louis Bernard' 2020 

"Lots of juicy blue and black fruits as well as violet and peppery herb notes emerge from the 2020 Saint Joseph, another ripe, textured, rock-solid wine from this team."02/16/2022

90-92 - Crozes-Hermitage 'Louis Bernard' 2020

"Always a solid wine, it is impressive and has lots of ripe dark fruits and peppery, meaty notes as well as medium to full body, a round, expansive mouthfeel, ripe tannins, and a great finish. It should easily be an outstanding wine." 02/16/2022

90-92 - CÔTE-RÔTIE 'Louis Bernard' 2020

"Lots of both red and blackberry fruits as well as camphor, spice box, and dried flowers emerge from this wine, another ripe, textured, impressively put together 2020 barrel sample from this estate. This is all Syrah, from a mix of lieux-dits, that was destemmed and will spend 12 months in oak vats." 02/16/2022

90 - CONDRIEU 'Louis Bernard' 2020

"Plenty of spice, orange blossom, and peach notes emerge from the 2020 Condrieu, a medium-bodied, nicely textured, balanced Condrieu. As with all the wines from this Gigondas-based négociant, it's impeccably made." 02/16/2022

90-92- GIGONDAS 'Louis Bernard' 2019

"Not yet bottled, the 2019 Gigondas has ripe, peppery, leather, and garrigue-scented aromatics as well as medium to full-bodied richness on the palate. Based on 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah, it will drink nicely right out of the gate and deliver the goods for 7-8 years or more." 01/25/2022

92- VACQUEYRAS 'Louis Bernard' 2019

"Always a good value, the 2019 Vacqueyras boasts impressive cassis and jammy blackberry fruits as well notes of Provençal garrigue and pepper. Round, medium to full-bodied, lush, and pleasure-bent, I love its overall balance, and it’s already impossible to resist. Based on 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, and 10% Mourvèdre, drink this total charmer over the coming 7-8 years." 01/25/2022

90- CÔTE-RÔTIE 'Louis Bernard' 2019

"Lots of sandalwood, Christmas spice, and peppery herb notes emerge from the 2019 Côte Rôtie, a medium-bodied, charming, nicely balanced, elegant Côte Rôtie. I like its overall balance as well as its purity, and it should offer loads of pleasure over the coming 10-12 years." 02/16/2022

89- Saint-Joseph 'Louis Bernard' 2019

"Lots of blackberry, toasted spice, and cured meat notes emerge from the 2019 Saint Joseph, a medium-bodied, round, spicy, complex Saint-Joseph that has plenty to love. It's already drinking nicely, yet I suspect it will benefit from a year or two in bottle and have 7-8 years of prime drinking". 02/16/2022