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Indescribable Magic:
2017 Egon Muller Scharzhofberger Auslese Half-Bottles & 750s

Line up the top wines of the world, toss an Egon Müller into the mix and watch people's eyes light up when the Müller comes around the table.

Jouan, The Smart Buy:
2018 Jouan Morey St. Denis

Jouan produces an outstanding lineup of wines, but we find ourselves reaching most often for his village-level wines.

2018 Coche-Dury Meursault

I'll keep this quick. Coche-Dury's wines possess a singular magic that's obvious.

They are intense, incredibly refined, and are insanely well balanced. The wines offer up an improbable combination of depth, verve, and power. 

Bulletproof Chambolle:
2016 Barthod Chambolle-Musigny

There are few Burgundy producers that are as time-tested and have as loyal of a following as Barthod.

Barthod seems to always hit the mark, and as the wines age, it only becomes more obvious. 

The Don't Miss 2016 Barolo:
2016 Oddero Barolo Villero

I tasted the 2016 Villero during my visit to Piedmont last fall and was blown away. Tasting through the 2016 Barolos and Barbarescos really drove home what an important vintage it is. Even in the context of a great vintage, Oddero's Villero left a deep impression. 

2017 Mugnier Chambolle-Musigny

I don't get to offer Mugnier very often, and this is the first time that I've been able to offer Mugnier's Chambolle.

Mugnier is one of Burgundy's elite. Few producers hit the level of transparency, fineness, and regal elegance that Mugnier does.

Noteworthy Loire - Unmediated Purity
2018 Domaine de Montrieux: Gaga de Toi Gamay & Picrochole Pineau d'Aunis

Domaine de Montrieux are wines that I want to drink often.

I admire their simplicity, their purity, and how they present a combination of unmediated honesty with a dose of sophistication and polish. When it comes to the Pineau d'Aunis bottlings, I'm in awe of how masterfully the grape is handled.

"This is already excellent and potentially outstanding."
2018 Drouhin Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru

Drouhin's Chambolle 1er Cru offers a pedigree and class that may be unrivaled for the price.

Chambolle is one of the most beautiful expressions of red Burgundy. For many years, Drouhin's 1er Cru has served as an archetypal Chambolle for me. It's a wine that's simply beguiling.

The Stars Align:
2014 Génot-Boulanger Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières

I jumped all over this parcel. Génot-Boulanger's 2014s are absolutely stunning.

The wines are a pitch-perfect expression of the vintage, with amazing concentration, clarity, and harmony. The lineup perfectly captures all of the precision and lifted elegance that made 2014 a home run for White Burgs. 

Saving The Best For Last:
2018 Tribut Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Léchet

Côte de Léchet has a sleeker and more pointed minerality. It delivers a deeply etched saline minerality and bright cut. 

Lapierre Rarity:
2019 Lapierre Morgon Sans Soufre

Each year, Lapierre's San Soufre is our most popular Beaujolais offer. It sells out in hours.

Lapierre is one of the most beloved winemakers, and it's rare to see the Sans Soufre bottling. 

Burgundy Royalty:
Ramonet 2013-2017

Ramonet is one of the time-tested greats of white Burgundy.

Catch a Ramonet in top form, which is usually the case, and you'll find a case study in tension and intensity.

Allemand:
2007-2016

Allemand's wines are very special. It's hard not to agree with Vinous Media's Josh Raynolds when he writes: "let me state unequivocally that there is no estate in the entire Rhône Valley making finer wines.”

Real Deal Sangiovese:
2017 Podere le Boncie Rosso di Toscana Le Trame

Boncie is producing some of our favorite expressions of Sangiovese.

Every time we open a bottle of the Le Trame, we're blown away.

The Le Trame is a seriously compelling, multifaceted, and personality-filled bottle. In short, Le Trame is the real deal, a bold example of how great Sangiovese from Chianti Classico can be. 

"This is a very fine Meursault villages and worth checking out."
2018 Roulot Meursault Villages

The Young Foillard Nails It:
2018 Alex Foillard Brouilly

Alex Foillard, son of Beaujolais legend Jean Foillard, made the first wine under his label at twenty-five years old.

Beaujolais fans immediately took notice.

2017 Drouhin Griotte-Chambertin

Griotte-Chambertin is one of the most beguiling and elegant of Gevrey's Grand Crus.

It is also one of the smallest and most elusive Grand Crus in Burgundy. Just over a handful of producers even make wine in Griotte.

The Can't Miss Rosé:
2019 Chene Bleu Vaucluse Rosé

Chêne Bleu is my go-to rosé.

I've never encountered a rosé that's such a sure thing. Everyone I recommend Chêne Bleu to loves it and comes back for more.

2017 White Burgundy Oasis: 2017 De Montille Saint Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly

Saint Aubin's 1er Cru En Remilly pulls in all sorts of people - collectors, Burgundy fanatics, value hunters, etc.

Not many other places offer white Burgundies at this level for this price. After all, En Remilly sits just behind the Grand Cru, Le Montrachet.

Leflaive Magnums, Lowest Price:
2016 Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clavoillon Magnums

Stated simply, this is a serious deal on one of Burgundy's iconic estates.

We always look towards Clavoillon for where quality and pricing so irresistibly intersect.

"A classic tightly coiled La Forest that is clearly built-to-age."
2017 Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru La Forest

This is a don't miss vintage of Forest.

In Dauvissat's hands, Forest brims with notes of saline, crushed rocks, sea-breeze minerality, and bright citrus fruits.

Clos Rougeard: 1989-2012

In the Loire, Clos Rougeard is without peer when it comes to refinement and ageability.

Chambolle Without Artifice
- 2014 & 2015 Bertheau Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Charmes

I've been on a Bertheau kick lately. The reason is simple: few wines capture the haunting beauty of Chambolle like Bertheau does.

For me, one of the best place's to witness Bertheau's work is their Chambolle 1er Cru Charmes bottling. 

Selosse: From Initial to Lieux-Dits 6-Packs & Much More

"It’s rare to find a champagne, or indeed, a wine of any kind, as profound" - Peter Liem

Few wines on the planet imprint themselves on your memory the way Selosse's do. He is the most original, most game-changing producer in Champagne.

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