We are excited to share 20+ 90-point scores from wine critic James Suckling! Continue reading to see why our wines consistently stand out.
This has aromas of blackberries, graphite, black olives, cherry stones and violets. Fragrant and flavorful with a full body and firm, polished tannins. Delicious salty undertones to the black fruit. Long, too. Drink or hold.
Energetic and bright-fruited cabernet with notes of red and black currants, mulberries, orange peel, licorice and wild herbs. It’s full-bodied, with firm, fine tannins and so much energy. Coffee notes come through on the lengthy finish. Drink from 2024.
This is floral, with notes of blueberries and cherries, as well as dried herbs, mandarin peel and wet earth. Medium- to full-bodied with a chalky texture and firm, slightly chewy tannins. Its big and lengthy, but delicate and mellow. Delicious. Long blue-fruit finish. Better after 2024.
Fragrant notes of dried lavender, red cherries, fresh plums, orange zest, cardamom and spice box. Spicy, zesty and alive, with a medium to full body and tight-knit tannins. Tightly wound right now. Try from 2024.
Ripe dark-fruited character here, with sweet licorice, vanilla, cedar and wet stones. Refined and silky on the palate, with a seamless texture and fine-grained tannins. Mellow and creamy in the middle with rich dark-berry character. Lingering finish. Drink or hold.
Notes of spiced red and black fruit with licorice, star anise, dried citrus peel and flowers. Medium- to full-bodied with plush, glossy tannins and mellow dark-fruit character. Structured and lingering. Spicy and chocolatey with a flavorful finish. Drink or hold.
Attractively meaty notes of black pudding, blackberries, bramble and bitter chocolate here. Sage and orange peel, too. Wild and savory, with a full body and silky tannins. Supple and tasty finish. 44% mourvedre, 36% grenache and 20% syrah. Drink or hold.
A spicy and serious sauvignon blanc with aromas of pears, nutmeg, praline, kiwi fruit and cedar. It’s full-bodied, with firm, phenolic layers and cedary, spice box elements. Focused and dense. Try in 2024.
A sleek and savory syrah with aromas of black cherries, blackberries, licorice, grilled herbs and black olives. It’s full-bodied with silky tannins and a caressing core of dark fruit. Delicious spice and saline undertones, with persistency. 99% syrah and 1% viognier, co-fermented. Drink or hold.
A solid and well-structured red blend with aromas of blackberries, black olives, graphite, cedar, thyme and dried leaves. It’s full-bodied, with perfectly-ripe berry fruit encased in a firm yet silky tannin frame. Polished and lengthy. 47% cabernet franc, 40% merlot and 13% cabernet sauvignon. Approachable already, but better from 2024.
Attractive aromas or black cherries, blackcurrants, crushed walnuts, violets and cedar. Medium- to full-bodied, fleshy and succulent with supple tannins and a polished texture. Vivid blue-fruited finish. Drink or hold.
This has fresh cherries and blueberries with dried herbs, lilacs and walnuts. Medium-bodied and juicy with polished tannins and some chalkiness. Crunchy and attractive. Drink now.
This is pretty, with red and black berry character, as well as hints of sweet spices, dried orange peel and tobacco. Medium- to full-bodied, velvety and creamy with plush tannins and ripe dark fruit in the center palate. Mellow, fruity finish. Drink or hold.
Notes of glazed lemons, peaches and caramel with some nutty undertones. Medium-bodied and creamy with tangy acidity and a polished finish. Hints of pastry and creamy stone fruit at the end. Drink now.
A full-bodied, sleek red with aromas of cherry stones, mulberries, wild strawberries, dried violets and orange peel. Tight tannins. Vibrant fruit throughout, complemented by herb and zesty undertones. Drink or hold.
This has an aromatic nose, with ripe lemons and pears, fresh honey and saffron. Medium- to full-bodied with a round, creamy texture. Vivid acidity balances the medium-sweet fruitiness, leading to a sleek and juicy finish. Drink now.
Notes of cassis and ripe blackberries with spiced-chocolate and wet-earth undertones. It’s succulent and sleek with dark and blue fruit on offer. Medium-bodied with supple tannins and a flavorful finish. Cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet franc. Drink or hold.
Plums, wild blueberries, tobacco leaves, cedar and cocoa powder on the nose, with some lemon zest too. Bright and structured with a medium body, firm tannin frame and vibrant acidity. Tight finish. Try from 2024.
Ripe and fruity nose of mulberries and blueberries with violets and candied orange peel. Medium-bodied, vibrant and succulent, with crunchy tannins and an expressive, flavorful finish. Drink now.
Aromas of peach pie, caramel, summer herbs and dried flowers. Full and waxy on the palate with creamy stone fruit in the middle and a rich, weighty finish. Drink now.
This has aromas of chopped apples, yellow pears, cloves and dried flowers. Waxy and full-bodied, with wild, spicy elements to the flowers and stone fruit. Bright roussanne. Drink now
Ripe and fleshy blue-fruit character here with violets, orange peel and stones. Firm, medium to full body and crunchy acidity. Fresh and savory finish with notes of blueberries and crushed stones. 72% malbec and 28% cabernet sauvignon. Drink now.
DeLille Cellars is honored and grateful that our wines have achieved such high remarks. Thank you to James Suckling for his gracious review, and if you would like to read more visit his website. To view the wineries where these prestigious wines are born, head over to our vineyards page. For more blogs similar to this one, with more scores and inspiration for stellar stocking, view all blogs here.