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From Vosne to Clos Vougeot
Across the range, the wines are texturally beguiling, transparent, and supremely elegant.
A Study in Grace and Understatement
2017 Bertheau Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Charmes
Bertheau is making some of the most arrestingly elegant and honest Burgundies around. The whole lineup is impressive, but there's something special about the Chambolle 1er Cru Charmes.
Stand Alone Barbera:
2018 Castello di Verduno Barbera d'Alba Bricco del Cuculo
Even though much of the trip was spent tasting the great 2016 Barolos and Barbarescos, the 2018 Barbera Bricco del Cuculo was the revelation of my tastings. I immediately asked the importer how much I could buy.
The Other Side of Jamet 2019 Jamet
Côte-Rôtie Fructus Voluptas
Jamet's signature finesse, with darker fruits and more overt florality.
2018 Danjou-Banessy Côtes du Roussillon Rouge Roboul
Danjou-Banessy's Roboul delivers a freshness and overall drinkability that's very rarely seen in Southern France. It's a bottle that offers equal parts fascination and delightful drinking.
"Superb, mineral-driven persistence"
2018 Alex Foillard Côte de Brouilly
Beaujolais fans took immediate notice of Alex Foillard's wines.He was 24 years old when he started his project. Now in his third vintage, it's clear that he has an extraordinary ability to coax aromatic complexity and silky texture from the Gamay grape.
Not The Rhone, Not Beaujolais. Somewhere In Between:
2018 Deplaude de Tartaras Hop La & La Chanse
Deplaude de Tartaras is technically from Coteaux-Du-Gier. More accurately, this is the middle of nowhere between the northern Rhône and southern Beaujolais.
The wines are truly noteworthy for their purity and drinkability.
Thriving on Grace - Revisited: 2017 Jouan Clos St-Denis
Jouan’s wines are famous for possessing a captivating mixture of perfume and delicacy. The Grand Cru Clos Saint-Denis is celebrated for its class, purity, feminine grace, and simultaneously, for its intensity. It’s a perfect match for Jouan.
A Legend In Top Form:
2014 Clos Rougeard Saumur-Champigny Les Poyeux
Rougeard is, without a doubt, among the most aristocratic and longest-lived wines of the Loire. The wines possess depth, precision, and refinement that's without peer. Simply put, these are some of the great wines of the world.