The 02 is textural and deeply concentrated yet intensely mineral. Of course, this isn't surprising - 2002 will go down as one of the best vintages of the last 20 years.
The 2010 vintage gave Pépière the perfect materials to render a Clisson that was bright and nimble and profoundly intriguing and multifaceted. There was excellent ripeness, but also great verve and high-toned fruits. What results is a wine of crazy length, detail and balance.
Bertheau's wines are defined by their grace, their subtlety. These are wines that are seemingly devoid of artifice. There's nothing loud or flashy about them. They speak quietly with a gorgeous purity and precision.
This Saturday we're making our first trip of the season.Do you need anything?It's easy enough: Place an order by noon on Friday and if we have the wine in stock, we'll have the order delivered to you on Saturday.
When it comes to delivering value in white Burgundy, Fèvre may very well be without peer. Since being taken over by Henriot in the late nineties, Fèvre has quickly climbed the ranks in Chablis, claiming their place beside the region's two benchmarks, Vincent Dauvissat and...
Rebholz's dry Rieslings are ruthlessly defined, crystal clear and razor sharp. Every time I taste Rebholz's Kastanienbusch, the clarity shocks me.
Yields were way down in 2010, up to 50%, and Allemand only has 4.5ha. Needless to say, getting a second chance at Allemand's 2010 Chaillots is sort of a miracle, and one that will not repeat itself.
Colares is in a beautiful area right on the ocean close to Lisbon, so it's a choice place for city dwellers to create weekend homes. For the past fifty or so years, vineyards have been replaced by beach houses.