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"The Brut Réserve is a real rock star"
Bérèche Brut Reserve NV

Bérèche is one of our favorite producers in all of Champagne. Everything that he turns out is shockingly good.

My Go-To Rosé:
2019 La Fete du Rosé

La Fete du Rosé is the real deal.

This gorgeous, classic Provençal wine delivers everything that I want from a serious rosé.

The Incredible Lightness of Beaujolais:
2018 Métras Beaujolais 1ere Mise

We love the basic Beaujolais, not for its grandeur and complexity, but for its lightness, lift, and perfume.

The combination of levity, deliciousness, and fascination is something that very few wines achieve.

Untamed Côte Rôtie - Revisited:
2017 Levet Côte Rôtie La Chavaroche

White Burgundy - 1993-2018:
Boisson-Vadot, Coche-Dury, Dauvissat, Lafon, Pillot, Raveneau, Roulot & Much More

I'm happy to present this wide-ranging list of white Burgundy.

I tried to highlight Burgundy's many top white producers ranging from Dauvissat and Raveneau to Coche, Lafon, and Roulot.

The Beating Heart Of Burgundy:
2018 Jouan Chambolle-Musigny & Gevrey-Chambertin "Aux Echezeaux"

Once you adjust to their un-showy wavelength and whispering complexity, it's really easy to become obsessed.

This has become very clear to us. Our Jouan offers have become some of the most popular. 

The Southern Aristocrat - Legend In The Making:
2016 Château Simone Palette Blanc

Château Simone's Blanc is one of the great unsung wines of France. Along with the legendary 2008, Simone's 2016 Blanc seems poised to be one of the greats. In early March, we opened a bottle for the staff to taste blind, and everyone was blown away by it.

Jamet Rarity
2017 Jamet Côtes du Rhône

If you go looking, you won't find a single other listing for 2017 Jamet Côtes du Rhône. This is one of those seriously rare bottles that we search high and low for. The ultimate result is typically a modest few cases.

Back-Vintage Chave
2007 Chave Hermitage Rouge

We always come back to Chave’s Hermitage. It’s one of our favorite wines in the world. Today, I'm very happy to offer a small parcel of sharply priced 2007 Hermitage. 

A Perfectionist Hitting the Mark
2017 Bachelet Gevrey-Chambertin VV

Bachelet's Gevrey exists on its own plane. On paper, it's a village-level wine. In reality, it radically transcends the category.

The Ultimate Krug Experience - Lowest Price
Les Créations de 2004 (Direct from Krug)
(3 Bottles Each: 160ème Édition & 2004 Vintage)

For the Krug fanatic, and the Champagne obsessed, this is as good as it gets. Here, in a beautiful limited-edition wooden case, you get to witness two vintage snapshots of Krug's beguiling mastery for the lowest price in the country at $1,389.95.

"I found the quality here to be outstanding." -
2016 Drouhin Chambertin Clos de Beze

Drouhin's Clos de Bèze is special wine. One of the best bottles of Burgundy I've ever had was a '71 Drouhin Clos de Bèze.

Knockout Fleurie: 2017 Julien Sunier Fleurie

Julien Sunier has firmly established himself as one of Beaujolais' top young winemakers. Vintage after vintage, Sunier's Fleurie is the star of the line-up.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
2016 Tempier Bandol Rosé

Simply put, Tempier's Bandol Rosé is special. There are few rosés that serious wine collectors love as much as Tempier.

Rhône Royalty, Back-Vintage Edition
2006 Chave Hermitage Rouge

There's simply no better expression of Syrah on the planet than Chave's Hermitage.

It's the crown jewel of the Northern Rhône.

The Noble and The Savage
2007 Gouges Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les St-Georges

Les St-Georges is the prize of Gouges’ stable. If Nuits St. Georges had a Grand Cru, it would be Les St- Georges. It's the most complete, complex and aristocratic of the Nuits 1er Crus.

"I found the quality here to be outstanding." - Only Bottles in the U.S.
2016 Drouhin Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru

Drouhin produced dazzling 2016s. The Vosne 1er Cru is almost certainly where the greatest value is at. You don't have to look any further than the formidable sites to have a clear picture of what makes the Vosne 1er Cru special.

Showstopping Meunier
2013 Laherte Frères Les Vignes d'Autrefois Extra Brut

At a recent tasting of over thirty wines, Laherte's 2013 Autrefois stole the show. It was sort of amazing. Among Cru Barolos and 1er Cru Burgundies, it was a Pinot Meunier Champagne that costs $59.95 in 4-packs that the entire staff was talking about.

Dynamite and New Horizons
2015 Grange des Péres VDP l'Herault

In 1989 Grange des Péres' Laurent Vaillé bought land in the Languedoc and used dynamite to blast into rock hard limestone. Things were never the same.

"One of the finest grower-producers" -
Ledru Extra Brut NV

Ledru's Extra Brut is one of our favorite of Ledru's bottlings and exemplifies the best that non-dosage Champagne has to offer.

Hitting The Bull's-Eye
2015 Lafon Meursault Clos de la Baronne

Lafon has been one of the benchmarks of Meursault for many decades. Recently, it's been very exciting to watch the wines take a stylistic turn, slimming down to an almost laser-like expression and even greater refinement.

Rarely Seen Lapierre
2017 Lapierre Morgon Sans Soufre

Our allocation of Lapierre's Sans Soufre bottling is one of the most anticipated events. Lapierre's Morgon is one of the most wildly delicious wines in existence. The Sans Soufre bottling takes it to another level. In the U.S. it's rarely encountered and tends to disappear from the market quickly. 

Clos Rougeard 1993-2012

Simply put, Clos Rougeard is Loire royalty.

"Grab northern Rhône 2015 reds with both hands" Half-Bottle Edition:
2015 Jamet Cote-Rotie Half-Bottles

Jamet's Côte-Rôties have few peers in the entire Northern Rhône. It's pretty much that simple. They are amazingly elegant, precise and clear.

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