- La Pèira 2009 Vintage -                                 "Superlative 2009 and 2008 renditions"  The 2009 La Peira topped...
Las Flors de la Pèira2009              Wine Advocate                                The Rhone Report2009 Las Flors de la P...
Obriers de la Pèira2009              Wine Advocate                                 The Rhone Report2009 Obriers de la Pèir...
- La Pèira 2010 Vintage -     "The raw materials for the 2010 La Peira were similarly –      well, to clarify, actually qu...
Las Flors de la Pèira2010             Wine Advocate                              The Rhone Report2010 Las Flors de la Pèir...
Obriers de la Pèira2010             Wine Advocate                                 The Rhone Report2010 Obriers de la Pèira...
La Pèira 2009
2010 Vintage
“Many observers in the Languedoc-Roussillon believe the    vineyards/terroirs located in the sector...in and around thevil...
La Pèiras Bois de Pauliau and Belle Feuille (or Belle Fiolle in Occitan)
La peira 2009 2010 reviews (c)
La peira 2009 2010 reviews (c)
La peira 2009 2010 reviews (c)
La peira 2009 2010 reviews (c)
La peira 2009 2010 reviews (c)
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La Peira 2009 and 2010 Reviews from the Wine Advocate and The Rhone Report, and critics on the domaine (inc. Andrew Jefford, Robert Parker, Jancis Robinson, David Schildknecht, Jeb Dunnuck, Jay McInerney writing for the Wall Street Journal, and Manfred Krankl of Sine Qua Non).

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  1. 1. - La Pèira 2009 Vintage - "Superlative 2009 and 2008 renditions" The 2009 La Peira topped both the Languedoc-Roussillon in the Wine Advocates assesment of the vintage. - Wine Advocate -"This estate is set apart by their ability to produce wines that not only show thrilling levels of fruit and texture, but also manage to hold onto a sense of purity, elegance, and balance. " - Rhone Report -
  2. 2. Las Flors de la Pèira2009 Wine Advocate The Rhone Report2009 Las Flors de la Pèira Terrasses du 2009 Las Flors de la Pèira Terrasses duLarzac (93-94) Larzac (95 pts.)The 2009 Terrasses du Larzac Las Flors de la The 2009 Las Flors de la Pèira Terrasses duPèira – somewhat more than a third each Larzac, a blend of 55% Grenache, 30% Syrah,Syrah and Grenache, with minority 10% Mourvèdre, and 5% Cinsault, iscomponents of both Mourvedre and Cinsault stylistically closer to the grand vin than to the– features lightly-cooked, sweetly ripe black Les Obriers de La Pèira; it is certainly theand red raspberries aromatically shadowed by best vintage of this cuvee I’ve tasted totheir distilled counterparts and wreathed in date. Aged in 5% new barrels, itheadily- and seductively-perfumed buddleia, delivers a decidedly sexy, polishedpeony, and heliotrope. Richly-textured and profile with creamy raspberry, currant,full, yet preserving a core of vibrant graphite, and floral aromas that flow toprimary juiciness, this cuvee’s a full-bodied, plush, seamlessMourvedre component offers subtle Languedoc that is incredibly polishedunderlying beef blood and chocolate and rich. Possessing no hard edges and awhile a long finish preserves a voluptuous profile, it fleshes out beautifullyremarkable sense of transparency to with air, and while it lacks the overallboth the wines floral as well as its intensity of its big brother, there’s no denyingstone, peat, iodine and mouth- the similarities and this stands on its own aswateringly saline mineral elements. great wine. Given the overall purity andThis multi-registered, dynamically complex balance, this is delicious now, yet should havecuvee should merit at least 6-8 years’ upwards of a decade or more of longevity. (95attention. (This year, the Syrah and Grenache pts.)that will make up roughly 85% of the eventualLas Flors blend were married even before Jeb Dunnuck’s The Rhone Reportmalo, so one can already speak with March 2012 Las Flors de la Pèira 2009 PDFconfidence of a salty, meaty, impeccably fruity Copyright 2012, The Rhone Report Reprintedand deeply savory 2010 Las Flors. with permissionDavid Schildknecht Wine Advocate Aug2011 Las Flors de la Pèira 2009 PDFCopyright 2011, The Wine Advocate, Inc.Reprinted with permission
  3. 3. Obriers de la Pèira2009 Wine Advocate The Rhone Report2009 Obriers de la Pèira Terrasses du 2009 Obriers de la Pèira Terrasses duLarzac (90-91) Larzac (89 pts.)Tasted as a pre-assemblage (although I also A blend of 65% Cinsault and 35% Carignantasted the individual components), La Pèira’s thats aged all in wooden vats and olderCinsault-Carignan 2009 Obriers de la Pèira is barrels, the 2009 La Pèira Terrasses duinitially smoky and nutty in a slightly reduced Larzac Obriers de La Pèira is a supple,way, needing aeration to reveal more diverse delicious red that possesses a savory,and alluring scents of hibiscus, mulberry, and earthy profile of damp earth, leafykirsch. Dark berries and beet root herbs, lavender, and assorted spices tomingle with black tea and brown spices go with a core of plum and pit fruits.on a richly-textured yet infectiously Medium-bodied on the palate, with ajuicy palate. Alkaline and wet stone seductive, rounded texture and plenty ofsuggestions underline a lingering length, this has loads of character, and shouldfinish. Some of the fine inner-mouth florality be consumed over the coming 3-5 years. As isexhibited by this wine’s 2008 rendition was common with this cuvee, it needs plenty of airapproached in the largest lot of the 2009 – to show at its best, so if drinking anytimewhich remained in upright wooden fermentor soon, don’t be afraid to decant. (89 pts.)– but submerged in the blend, hopefully toeventually reappear. Expect this to reward forat least 3-4 years. (From the uprightfermentor in which most of it was aged, the2010 base wine already smelled and tastedirresistible in April, but it was to be blendedwith several small barrels of concentrated,minerally old vines Carignan, not all of whichwere through malo – although most of thecellar had completed that transformation.)David Schildknecht Wine Advocate Jeb Dunnuck’s The Rhone ReportAug 2011 Obriers de la Pèira 2009 PDF March 2012 La Pèira 2009 PDF CopyrightCopyright 2011, The Wine Advocate, Inc. 2012, The Rhone Report Reprinted withReprinted with permission permission
  4. 4. - La Pèira 2010 Vintage - "The raw materials for the 2010 La Peira were similarly – well, to clarify, actually quite distinctly – sensational." -Wine Advocate - "08 is rock solid here, the ’09s are every bit as good as the ’07s, and the 2010s look to be even better!" - Rhone Report -
  5. 5. Las Flors de la Pèira2010 Wine Advocate The Rhone Report2010 Las Flors de la Pèira Terrasses du 2010 Las Flors de la Pèira Terrasses duLarzac (NA) Larzac (93-96 pts.)“One can already speak with confidence of a As with the other 2010s from this estate, thesalty, meaty, impeccably fruity and deeply 2010 La Pèira Coteaux du Languedoc Lessavory 2010 Las Flors” Terrasses du Larzac Las Flors, tasted as a barrel sample, shows a deeper, richer, and(On reviewing the 2009 Las Flors de la Pèira more black fruit driven profile than its ‘09Terrasses du Larzac 93-94) counterpart. A blend of 55% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, and 5% Cinsault aged in 25% new barrels, it possesses an inky color to go with sweet, perfumed notes of black cherry, pepper, sappy garrigue, black licorice, and mineral characteristics on the nose. Full- bodied and rich on the palate, with surprising elegance and silkiness to the texture, this improves with air, and while it will be approachable on release, it should have no issues evolving gracefully for upwards of a decade or longer. (93-96 pts.)David Schildknecht Wine Advocate Aug Jeb Dunnuck’s The Rhone Report2011 Las Flors de la Pèira 2010 PDF March 2012 Las Flors de la Pèira 2010 PDFCopyright 2011, The Wine Advocate, Inc. Copyright 2012, The Rhone Report ReprintedReprinted with permission with permission
  6. 6. Obriers de la Pèira2010 Wine Advocate The Rhone Report2010 Obriers de la Pèira Terrasses du 2010 Obriers de la Pèira Terrasses duLarzac (91) Larzac (91-93 pts.)My colleague David Schildknecht has written Tasted as a final blend, the not yet bottledabout this estate, which many observers 2010 Obriers de La Pèira is even moreconsider to be the most exciting estate in the impressive than the ‟09. A blend of 65%Languedoc…An intriguing blend of 65% Cinsault and 35% Carignan that’s aged all inCinsault and 35% Carignan aged 18-24 wooded vats and older barrels, it yields amonths in wood foudres. This much Cinsault beautiful array of savory, mineral-lacedusually produces a light wine as well as aromas of black cherry, plum pit, wild herbs,magnificent roses, but this offering is lavender, and toasted walnut shell that carrysurprisingly deep. The flowery into a medium to full-bodiedcomponent of this varietal, combined Languedoc that has brilliant purity ofwith deep raspberry and kirsch-like fruit, a deep, layered mid-palate, and afruit, medium body and an elegant building, lengthy finish that keeps youstyle give this wine a Burgundian coming back for another sip. Even bettersensuality and finesse. I do not believe on the second day, this elegantly styled,this remarkable 2010 will age well given its complex red should drink beautifully onvarietal composition, but who really knows? release, yet age gracefully for 5-8 years. (91-93Certainly it is brilliant now and should pts.)continue to drink well for 3-4 years. Don’tmiss it, especially if you love flowers,raspberries and finesse.Robert Parker - Wine Advocate Jeb Dunnuck’s The Rhone ReportJune 2012 Obriers de la Pèira 2010 PDF March 2012 La Pèira 2010 PDF CopyrightCopyright 2012, The Wine Advocate, Inc. 2012, The Rhone Report Reprinted withReprinted with permission permission
  7. 7. La Pèira 2009
  8. 8. 2010 Vintage
  9. 9. “Many observers in the Languedoc-Roussillon believe the vineyards/terroirs located in the sector...in and around thevillage of St.-Andre de Sangonis produce some of the finest wines of the region.” Robert Parker
  10. 10. La Pèiras Bois de Pauliau and Belle Feuille (or Belle Fiolle in Occitan)
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