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November 2018 - France

November 2018 - France
This month's Wine feature is French Wines

France Reviews

Famille Valery 2017 Domaine des Dux Ruisseaux Sauvignon Blanc
89 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Pale yellow straw color. Aromas of underripe gooseberry, key lime, lemon blossom, melon, jalepeño-honey jelly, and cannabis with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and an even, stimulating, medium-length kumquat, lemon taffy, flint, and challah loaf finish with no oak flavor. A vivacious Sauvignon Blanc that offers bright citrus with a kiss of toasty lees-like character.
89 points $14.99 Best Buy
Côte d’ Azur 2017 Sélection Rosé IGP Mediterranee
86 points
$13.99
Best Buy
Amber beige color. Aromas of fresh tomato, cantaloupe, and distant herbs with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a medium underripe melons and sweet lemon finish with no oak flavor. A delicate, crisp and refreshing rose that needs no excuse to enjoy.
86 points $13.99 Best Buy
Three Hearts 2017 Rosé Pays dOc IGP
86 points
$18.99
Pale orange salmon color. Sweet aromas and flavors of raspberry confection, candied yams, hazelnut praline, and pickled watermelon rind with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, breezy finish imparting notes of cucumber with no oak flavor. A juicy rose to serve well-chilled.
86 points $18.99
Famille Valery 2015 Chateau Le Thou Languedoc Rouge
85 points
$22.99
Black ruby color. Aromas of black fig, tomato leaf, strawberry, rosemary, and charred nuts with a lightly tannic, crisp, bone-dry medium-full body and a medium-length well-steeped black tea and chocolate studded cookies finish with leafy tannins and no oak flavor. A rustic red for similar fare.
85 points $22.99
Coeur de Rosé 2017 Prestige Rosé Côtes de Provence
84 points
$24.99
Silvery pink color. Aromas of struck match, distant peach, and wool with a round, bright, dry light body and a seamless, brisk orange spritz and pickled green strawberry finish with no oak flavor. A simple rose that refreshes.
84 points $24.99
Fleur de Mer 2017 Rosé Côtes de Provence
83 points
Silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of melon, cranberry juice cocktail, and fruit punch with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a tingling, quick finish with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A mild and approachable quaffer to take the edge off a hot day.
Coeur de Rosé 2017 Réserve Rosé Côtes de Provence
81 points
$18.99
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of stuck match, alka-seltzer, crayons, and lemongrass with a satiny, bright, dry light body and a tingling, scant finish that exhibits suggestions of underripe fruit with no oak flavor. A clean rose to serve well-chilled.
81 points $18.99
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