The first time that I tasted Debize's wines, I liked them and bought them on the spot (something I rarely do).With that said, it took me a couple of years to feel like I really "got" them. At this point, I've become deeply impressed by Debize's wines.
Judging by all the calls we field for Giuseppe Rinaldi's wines, they don't need much of an introduction. When it comes to Quinto Chionetti, however, it's way past time that he gets his due. No one makes Dolcetto the way he does. They are old school, ageworthy Dolcettos and...
Ribeira Sacra is one of the best areas in all of Galicia and Algueira is one of the region's top producers. Across the board, Algueira's wines show a level of lift, finesse and overall clarity that separates them from the pack.
Below you'll find a list of many of my favorite Red Burgundy producers from 2000-2012, including rarities like Vogüé Bonnes-Mares and Musigny VV and jeroboams of De Montille Corton Clos du Roi.
The 2007 Montepulciano is powerful and pulsating with energy and ridiculously complex notes of lively dark fruits, smoke, flowers, sunbaked herbs and resinous savory tones. It's a wine with a saturating punch and heartbreaking grace. This is what makes Pepe so special, in...
The 2012 offers a level of elegance, precision and overall balance that's rare for the vintage. Burghound calls it "an exercise in harmony and finesse." It has a heartbreaking fine-ness. There's a quiet, but saturating minerality that's delivered with a gracefulness that...
Klaus-Peter nearly always lets the juice from this unique parcel ferment naturally - thus it nearly always has a little bit of residual sugar. The 2013 with its 13 grams of RS works brilliantly with the vintage's bright acidity.
Bodegas Tradición is one of the greatest bodegas in all of sherry. They are unyielding in their approach, and it shows in their sherries. Each and every wine is a superlative example of its category.