July 2023 Issue
We tasted nearly 3,000 wines in June as we head toward another record number of wines rated at JamesSuckling.com in a single year. Many of our top scorers came from California, where James managed to sneak in a short stay at his home in Napa.
2021 Shared Notes Les Pierres qui Décident
A perfumed nose of peaches, bell pepper, dragon fruit and rosemary stem. Medium – to full-bodied with quite a bit of concentration and heft. Linear and generous with bright acidity and very good clarity. Nicely composed.
2021 Shared Notes Les Leçons des Maîtres
Aromas of peaches, mangoes, blood oranges and beeswax. Medi- um-bodied with bright acidity and steady balance. Fresh and bright with subtle tannin structure keeping the palate persistent through the nuanced finish.