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Coup De Foudre wines are also proudly poured at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley in Yountville. For tasting appointments while in Napa Valley please contact us.

Press & Reviews

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2016 Cabernet Sauvignon | 94 Points
October 2018

The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep garnet-purple in color and gives up super exuberant, ripe, expressive black and blue fruit with tons of Indian spices, earth and garrigue. The palate is full-bodied, rich and spicy with great vibrancy and grainy tannins, finishing long.

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2016 Cuvée 37.2 | 94 Points
October 2018

A blend of 40% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and 20% Petit Verdot, the 2016 Proprietary Red Cuvee 37.2 is deep garnet-purple in color with a nose of crushed blackberries, red currants and black cherries with wafts of cedar chest, yeast extract and black olives plus sage hints. The palate is full-bodied, rich and concentrated with grainy tannins and quite earthy in mouth, finishing long.

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2017 Sauvignon Blanc | 91 Points
November 2018

Succulent mango and peach flavors are expresive and supple, with vibrant acidity and accents of peach blossom. Shows terrific focus on vthe finish, where candied ginger notes grab hold. Drink now. 250 cases made. — M.W.

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2015 Le Droitier | 94 Points
July 2018

Coup de Foudre's 2015 Le Droitier is gorgeous. Rich, dense and super-expressive, the 2015 hits all the right notes while also retaining the mid-weight structure that is such a signature of these wines. A rush of dark cherry, plum, mocha, new leather, licorice and espresso build as this silky, polished blend shows off its racy personality. What a beautiful wine this is.— Antonio Galloni

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2016 Les Bouquinistes | 93 Points
May 23, 2018

A juicy and delicious red with dark berries and hints of spices and dried mushrooms. Full body and round, soft tannins. Cool field blend of petit verdot, syrah, merlot, zinfandel and malbec. So drinkable now.

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2016 Malbec | 93+ Points
December 2017

Very deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 Malbec (barrel sample) has a nose of blackberries, plum preserves and spice cake with hints of potpourri, chocolate box and cardamom, Big, rich, voluptuous and full-bodied in the mouth, with concentrated berry preserves and spicy layers plus velvety tannins to support. It finishes long and perfumed.

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