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Transcending the Category: 2016 Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin VV

Fourrier’s signature is precise finesse, dazzling clarity of expression, and an ultra-seductive texture. Few wines delight the senses from so many angles.

"A lovely and understated Chambolle villages" - 2020 Mugnier Chambolle-Musigny

The 2020 Chambolle boasts an incredible mineral concentration and finesse. It's buoyant and amazingly refined. The high-toned clarity really impresses. 

Grace and Understatement - Revisited:
2020 Jouan Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos Sorbé

Jouan's Clos Sorbé possesses a haunting mixture of perfume and delicacy.

Sub-$20 Burgundy Curiosity
2021 Trousselle Coteaux Bourguignons Rouge

Since discovering the wines a few years ago, Trousselle has been our go-to producer for everyday Burgundy.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow:
2020 Fourrier Bourgogne Rouge

The perennial theme with Fourrier is a pristine expression, precise finesse, and an ultra-seductive mineral-laden texture.

"Well worth seeking out"
2019 Chandon de Briailles 1er Cru Île des Vergelesses

Purity, subtlety and elegance are the calling cards of Chandon de Briailles. It's a style that has won this domaine loyal fans for decades. You'll find Chandon de Briailles in the cellars of everyone from wine geeks to blue-chip collectors.

Grace and Understatement:
2020 Jouan Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos Sorbé

Clos Sorbé gets to the beating heart of the domaine like no other wine in the incredibly strong lineup does.

Red Burgundy As It Should Be:
2021 Bertheau Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru

They are wines that feel as though they're without artifice. The wines are animated by a fine-ness, a delicacy. They speak softly, but with captivating precision.

"This beautiful effort is packed with development potential and is very classy."
2020 De Montille Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Le Cailleret

De Montille Cailleret's greatness isn't widely known, but it is consistently one of the most exciting bottles of white Burgundy that we taste.

Chassagne Magic
2020 Bachelet-Monnot Chassagne-Montrachet

Bachelet-Monnot are revelatory expressions of Burgundy.

"A lovely sense of detail and vibrancy" -Burghound
2019 Bachelet Côte de Nuits - Villages

The 2019 takes the stony core and builds a subtle soil inflected minerality that's rendering with incredible precision. There are ultra-clear layers of red fruits and a beautiful textural elegance.

Wine of the Year #2: Ian's Pick
2019 Bachelet-Monnot Puligny-Montrachet

These are revelatory expressions of Burgundy. The amount of finesse and luminous mineral precision that they are able to tease out is astonishing. 

Red Burgundy:
Barthod, Dujac, Mugneret-Gibourg, Rousseau, & More

"Nicely Delineated" - Burghound
2017 Domaine Bernard Moreau Chassagne-Montrachet

Moreau's wines are explosive, rigorously sculpted, and above all, pure. I'm always taken by their pristine high-toned gracefulness.

In Top Form:
2019 Chevillon Nuits-St-George Vieilles Vignes

Their Nuits has long been one of my bulletproof village Burgundies. The 2019 ups the ante in a serious way. 

D'Angerville: 2006-2018

D'Angerville is one of our favorite producers of red Burgundy.

Today, we're very excited to celebrate his benchmark Volnays.

Wine of the Year
Bobby's Pick

For my wine of the year, it was imperative for me to choose a top-flight Burgundy for under $100.

"A sleek, wonderfully proportioned Gevrey that will age effortlessly"
2018 Bachelet Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Corbeaux

Lowest Price In The Nation

2017 Lafarge Volnay:
1er Cru Clos du Château des Ducs & 1er Cru Clos des Chênes

These two wines dramatize what makes Lafarge so great.

"There is a really lovely sense of verve"
2018 Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru La Forest

Vincent Dauvissat compares the vintage to the legendary vintages of 1947 and 1959. 

Back Up The Truck - Chablis Edition:
2016 Tribut Chablis

It's not easy. Finding Tribut in quantity is always difficult, but it's even worse in 2016 - production was down considerably.  

"Impeccably well-balanced... In a word, gorgeous"
2016 Angerville Volnay 1er Cru Taillepieds

The unfortunate fact is that d’Angerville’s Taillepieds parcel is half the size of their Ducs holdings and a quarter of Champans, making it one of the hardest of d'Angerville's wines to find in quantity.

Making Its Own Category:
2015 Coche-Dury Bourgogne Aligoté

2017 Paul Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet

Pillot’s wines stand out for their unmatched purity and crystalline character.

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