Wine Advocate

Wine Advocate

Wine Advocate #227 – October 2016 These impeccable beauties are made by Stephane Vedeau, who’s the driving force behind the quality coming from his Ferme du Mont estate in Châteauneuf du Pape.   2015 Clos Bellane Cotes du Rhone Villages Valreas rouge – 91 I also...
Jeb Dunnuck

Jeb Dunnuck

2016 Clos Bellane Châteauneuf-du-Pape Urgonien I was only able to taste a single wine from Clos Bellane, but this is a first-rate label run by Stephane Vedeau, who’s the driver behind the Ferme du Mont estate in Châteauneuf du Pape. Tasted as a barrel sample and a...
J Livingstone

J Livingstone

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Urgonien 1.14 red 77% Grenache, 23% Mourvèdre from Urgonien limestone soils, destemmed, 3-4 week vinification, pumping overs, part vat emptying/refilling, twice weekly cap punching, aged 80% concrete vat, 20% 1-2 year old 228-litre oak casks 12-15...
Decanter

Decanter

Clos Bellane, Côtes du Rhône Villages Valréas 2016 Tasted by Matt Walls(at En primeur tastings, Rhône, 09 Oct 2017) 92 points The concentrated, inky palate features mouth coating fruit and fine tannins. There’s some lavender and black olive here among the...