On the Road with the Grape Guy

Galleon (Dandurand) Tasting 2019

03 Mar 2020


(September 24, 2019) … Galleon is  the “fine wine boutique” from Dandurand wine agent – wines from this line are from the likes of Kosta Browne, Trapiche, Torres, Marimar, Errazuriz and more – here are the wines I found that would be worth your time:

Three Stars

Marimar 2017 Estate Albarino, Russian River ValleyKosta Brown


Three & a Half Stars

Kosta Browne 2016 Russian River Pinot Noir
Georges DuBoeuf 2016 Domaine des Versauds
Bieler Pere et Fils 2018 Sabine Rosé



Three & a Half Stars PLUS

Kosta Browne 2016 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
M. Chapoutier 2016 Gigondas
Georges DuBoeuf 2017 Clos des Quatre Vents
Ca’del Bosco Cuvee Prestige
Ca’del Bosco Cuvee Prestige Rosé
Poggio al Tesoro 2017 MediterraDrouhin
Jose Maria da Fonseca 2015 J.
Trapiche 2014 Gran Medalla Malbec
Marimar 2015 Mas Cavalls Pinot Noir
Marimar 2015 La Masia Pinot Noir


Four Star and ABOVE
(click on name below for full review)

Champagne Labruyere Anthologie Brut Rosé(****)
NeyersFerrari Trento Brut (****+)
Georges DuBoeuf 2017 Julienas, Chateau des Capitans(****)
Jose Maria da Fonseca 2015 Jose de Sousa Mayor(****)
Joseph Drouhin 2015 Nuits St. Georges (****)
Kosta Browne 2016 Gap’s Crown Pinot Noir(****)
Neyers 2016 Left Bank Red(****+)

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