Vinous | Rating: 88Coup de Foudre's 2011 Merlot Cuvee 37.2 is an attractive, fruity wine to drink now and over the next few years. Sweet raspberries, mint, spices and licorice take shape nicely, with silky tannins that add to the wine's considerable near-term appeal.Drink Dates: 2014-2018Author: Antonio Galloni
Wine Spectator | Rating: 90Sleek and soft, with red currant and coffee bean aromas and layered flavors of cherry, spice and semisweet chocolate. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.Drink Dates: 2014-2019Author: Tim Fish
Self | Rating:Drink Dates: 2012-2022Author: Bunny
Having watched many people commemorate special times in their lives with wine, Price and Schwartz's goal with Coupe de Foudre is to create a unique wine with elements worthy of an unforgettable moment worth capturing forever.
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 6 bottles owned
- 6 collectors