The beautifully clear 2012 vintage is a perfect introduction to the beating heart of this site and the outrageously impressive wine this minuscule estate is turning out. Behind the peach and apricot comes a procession of smoke, crushed rock and sea spray with a wash of zingy...
This is a downright sexy wine. Beautifully aromatic and provocative, Chaignots balances an ethereal spice with thrilling concentration. The wine is imbued with an elusive femininity, a touch of the satin Vosne in meaty Nuits-St-Georges.
2004 is a wonderfully lively vintage, producing wines of fine harmony and energy. There's a distinctive acidity that acts as a beautiful counterpoint to the fleshy texturality of Defrance.
Lieser's 2012 BJS offers up a complex explosion of slate, citrus, herbs and spice. In true Lieser fashion, this is all delivered with beautiful precision, elegant sleekness and unyielding tautness. It's really beautiful.
Avión's entire line is about commitment to craftsmanship, but Reserva 44 takes it to a stunning new extreme.We were already big fans of the Reposado and Añejo from this quality-obsessed producer, but nothing prepared us for Avión's Reserva 44 Extra Añejo, their latest, extremely...
The supremely elegant Caillerets is the Grand Cru that Volnay never had. With all the force and strength of Clos des Ducs, it still manages the length and balance of Champans.This wine hits a point of absolute equilibrium: feminine but strict; soft-spoken and still quietly,...
There could be no collaboration more fitting (or flaunting) than the one between these two powerhouses: The gift box evokes Koons' world-renowned, multi-million dollar sculpture “Balloon Venus,” but the wine inside is classic Dom Pérignon. The playful iconoclasm with which...
This is one of the most compelling and certainly best value sherries around. We've been tracking how Barbadillo En Ramas are evolving since our first offer in August 2012. The bottles improve with a year in bottle and it seems like there's an upside to holding on to them...