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Impeccable Class and Power in Magnum, Lowest Price: 2005 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne

"Comtes de Champagne remains the best value in grand marque Tête de Cuvée Champagne." -Antonio Galloni 

Morgon's Master Revisited
2012 Foillard Morgon Cote du Py

Foillard is a master of Morgon and for us, it's unthinkable not to clear some cellar space each vintage. When we see a parcel priced like this one, we jump on it. 

Jura's Grand Cru: 2007 Macle Chateau Chalon

Jean and Laurent Macle's Chateau Chalons represent Vin Jaune at it most elegant and most mineral. Château Chalon is the Grand Cru of Vin Jaune. It's here that Vin Jaune reaches its pinnacle of refinement and ageworthiness. 

Foillard Rarity: Only Bottles in The U.S.
2013 Foillard Morgon Classique

For many of us, Foillard is the master of Morgon. It's that simple. Foillard's reputation looms so large that when I set out to write about one of his wines I always feel like it's pointless. There's really not much left to say. As such, I'll keep this short. 

Magical Morgon - Magnum Edition:
2013 Foillard Morgon Cote du Py Mags

The more we taste 2013 Beaujolais, the more its successes stand out as being truly special. 

At The Top Of His Game:
1999 Chezeaux (Ponsot) Griottes-Chambertin

Whenever I can get my hands on Chezeaux's Griotte (made by Laurent Ponsot), I get really excited. We're fond of introducing this wine as one of Burgundy's great secrets. There's pretty much no better way to sum it up. 

Dujac Bourgogne Blanc - Morey St. Denis - MSD 1er Cru Les Monts Luisants Blanc

A few weeks ago, I was absolutely shocked by a bottle of 2006 Dujac Luisants Blanc. It was one of the greatest '06 White Burgs that I've tasted. As usually happens, that bottle sent me on a tasting (and buying) frenzy. My biggest takeaway was that I'd neglected Dujac's whites for far too long. These should not be slept on. 

Magical Morgon: 2013 Foillard Morgon Cote du Py

Foillard is a master of Morgon and for me, it's unthinkable not to clear some cellar space each vintage. 

1999, 2002 & 2005 Lafarge Beaune-Greves

These are the only bottles from these vintages available in the country. There's no better way to underscore how rare it is to be able to offer Lafarge with age than this. The quantities are very modest and this is only going out to a select group of Lafarge fans.  

2008 & 2011 Lafarge Volnay 1er Crus:
Clos de Château des Ducs & Clos des Chênes

I've always loved Lafarge's wines, but over the past couple of years I've grown obsessed with them. When you drink old bottles of Lafarge, it really cements how profound, soulful and fine they are. They offer some of the most compelling and singular Burgundy experiences that I know. 

One of the finest Sancerres of the vintage - 2012 Francois Cotat Monts Damnes

I have to admit it. Cotat's wines had fallen off my radar. Then, I had a bottle of 2000 Les Monts Damnés at a restaurant a month ago. Suddenly, I found myself looking at my storage and kicking myself for not buying more. 

Crystal Clear Elegance: 2010 Lafarge Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets

I'm going to keep this short. This is an extremely rare wine from a great vintage. Lafarge has a mere 0.3ha in Caillerets, one of Volnay's top sites. Finding the wine in any quantity is next to impossible. 

Fanfan Two Ways - Ganevat: 2010 Chardonnay Chamois du Paradis & 2011 Poulsard L'Enfant Terrible

The story here is pretty simple: an offer for a small parcel of Ganevat's 2010 Chardonnay Chamois du Paradis & 2011 Poulsard came across my desk and I jumped on it. This offer is only going out to people who've supported Ganevat (known in France as Fanfan), so you're well aware of how rare Ganevat's wines are. 

Benchmark Chinon Reaching the Next Level:
2010 Baudry Chinon Croix Boissee

All hyperbole and flowery prose aside, Baudry's 2010 Croix Boissée is just a lovely wine. Croix Boissée is Baudry's top bottling. It always stands out for its refinement and age-worthiness. 

Beautiful and utterly classic set of wines
2010 Lafarge Volnay

"The 2010 range at Domaine Lafarge is going to be a beautiful and utterly classic set of wines." -John Gilman Lafarge is one of our favorite producers; there is just something about the delineation, the fine-ness, the purity, the understated grace of these wines. 

The Terrible Child of the Jura:
2010 Ganevat Poulsard "L'Enfant Terrible"

Jean-Francois Ganevat is finally hitting the tipping point. In our opinion, it's about time. Ganevat is one of the most intriguing and skilled winemakers working today. This is not an exaggeration. He pulls out all the stops, s

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