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The Sorcerer's Apprentice:
Michel Fallon Ozanne Blanc de Blancs

Where Selosse is powerful and deeply textured, Fallon's Ozanne wows with its cut and kinetic energy. The clarity of expression is simply thrilling.

Unmistakable Brilliance:
2021 Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett

In 2021, Prüm's magic is unmistakable. This is especially true at the Kabinett level. 

Old School Piedmont:
2014 Giuseppe Rinaldi Barolo Tre Tine

The Barolos combine this unyielding old-school signature with a beautiful elegance. In short, this is the magic of Rinaldi's Barolos. 

"This very powerful effort should be capable of rewarding up to a decade of cellaring"
2019 Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru La Forest

By all reports, Dauvissat's 2019 Forest is an epic bottle. The wine combines Forest's classic Chablisienne profile with an incredible scale. It's a very impressive combination. 

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow Part Two:
2021 Envínate La Santa de Úrsula

The 2021 has a wild, scorched earth profile. It offers up a vast spectrum of dried herb, spice, smoke, red fruits, and saline notes. Everything is beautifully delineated and amazingly pure.

2021 Lauer Schonfels Grosses Gewächs

Lauer's 2021 GGs boast a combination of weightlessness and lithe paired with a stunning density. The balance and focus of the GGs are simply amazing.

Comtes de Champagne Magic - Lowest Price:
2012 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne

There's magic to Comtes' radiance, class, and utterly appealing texture. The 2012 boasts these qualities. 

Hitting On All Cylinders:
2020 Colin-Morey St. Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly Nicholas et Mathis

The 2020 collection at Colin-Morey has a radiant tension that is complemented by serious presence and length. This is an undeniably impressive collection. 

The Heart of the Matter Revisited:
2014 Vilmart Coeur de Cuvée

In the cellar, Coeur de Cuvée impresses me as being "bulletproof." I've had many compelling experiences with mature Vilmart.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow:
2021 Envínate Palo Blanco

It boasts a pristine and emphatically mineral thread. There are gorgeously clear layered fruits and a serious complexity. The amount of detail and class is shocking.

A Perennial Overachiever:
2020 Tribut Chablis

Tribut's Chablis is, without a doubt, one of the best village level wines in the region.

Rhône Royalty, Back-Vintage Edition:
2006 Chave Hermitage Bottles and Magnums

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

Lowest Price: The Pinnacle - 0.36ha:
2020 Jouan Clos Saint-Denis

The fine-tuned grace of Jouan's wines makes them stunning in warmer vintages. The 2020 Clos Saint-Denis is particularly riveting.

Cult Northern Rhône:
2018 & 2019 Gonon Vin de Pays l'Ardèche Les Iles Feray

The Les Iles Feray is a totally habit-forming bottle in how it combines fascination with outright drinkability.

White Burgundy:
Coche-Dury, Colin-Morey, Lafon, Leflaive, Raveneau, Roulot & More

Morstein beyond Keller, beyond Riesling:
2021 Seehof Weissburgunder Morstein "R"

What remains true is that Florian Fauth of Weingut Seehof is making one of the greatest Weissburgunders of Germany. What really stands out today is the profound value it delivers. 

Lowest Price - A Legend In Top Form, Part 2:
2017 Gouges Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru Les Pruliers

Typically, Les Pruliers has a fortress-like structure. However, the 2017 adds a surprising brightness and lifted quality.

2021 Lauer Grosses Gewächs:
Kupp & Feils

In any vintage, Lauer's GGs are an essential part of our offerings. With that said, the 2021s are particularly exciting. 

Mastery On Display:
2017 Lafon Meursault Clos de la Baronne

This is a bottle that shows Lafon at the height of his powers. The scale, the way it hits the senses from so many angles, and the sheer enjoyment that it offers is something truly noteworthy. 

The Rhône:
Allemand, Bénetière, Bonneau, Chave, Clape, Juge, Michel, Rayas & More

White Burgundy Sweet Spot:
2020 De Montille Saint Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly

Saint Aubin's 1er Cru En Remilly is a go-to for many Burgundy fanatics.

Back Up The Truck - Red Burgundy:
2017 Bachelet-Monnot Maranges 1er Cru La Fussière Rouge

The 2017 Fussière Rouge amplifies the elegance and purity that they manage to capture in their Maranges. The purity of fruit and finely etched minerality is impressive. It's a perfect example of why I love to drink the 2017. They are so radiant and open. 

"I was especially impressed... "
2020 Roulot Meursault Villages

It is razor-sharp, indisputably noble, and emphatically mineral. Roulot makes some of the most riveting expressions of Chardonnay on earth and the Meursault Villages makes this clear. The villages designation is very deceiving.

"The combination of intensity, precision, and utter zesty-fruity balance is simply to die for"
2021 Egon Müller Scharzhofberger Auslese

By all accounts, Müller's 2021 Scharzhofberger Auslese is jaw-droppingly amazing.

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