The tasting panel & Somm journal | May 2023

Famille Fabre 2022 Lux, AOC Corbières, Languedoc-Roussillon, France ($22) BOTTLE

A rich, polished gem, with a depth of textural ripeness. Pears, apricots, and tangerine blossoms are surrounded by honeyed white flowers. A showpiece blend of Roussanne, Rolle, and Grenache Blanc. 94

Famille-Fabre 2021 Lux Rouge, Corbières, Languedoc-Roussillon, France ($22)

High-profile acidity lifts notes of tart cherry and rhubarb. This zesty blend of Carignan and Mourvèdre exhibits notes of candied red apple and garrigue for texture and intrigue. 92