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Shocking Value from the South: Dom. Perrieres

2005 Dom. Perrieres Costieres de Nimes
Marc Kreydenweiss' Southern Exposure
"Chateauneuf's Little Brother" - A Shocking Value

"...beefy flesh and power of better-than-ordinary Chateauneuf."
- Andrew Jefford, The New France

Andrew Jefford, in his quote above,

Experience: The World of Fine Wine - Special Offer!

Experience: The World of Fine Wine
An Integral Part of the Connoisseur's Library
*Special* Subscription Rates for Crush Customers

"When your brain grows numb reading endless tasting notes and point-scores...it's more than refreshing

Sexy and Sappy - 2001 Meo-Camuzet Echezeaux

2001 Méo-Camuzet Echezeaux
"Sexy and Sappy" - Burghound
A Rare Grand Cru Coming into Perfect Focus...Now

Is it too heavy handed, too dramatic, to bring up the formidable specter of Henri Jayer and his daunting influence at Méo-Camu

Prager 2001: Back-Vintage Find

2001 Prager Riesling Klaus Smaragd
Magical Austrian Combination: Prager & 2001
Rare Back-Vintage Riesling for 20% Less than Original Price...

If I were to script the craziest "Friday Steal" I could think of, it'd probably look something like

20% Off! Fall Mixed Case

Fall Mixed Case
BIG Savings on our Autumnal Sampler
Favorites for Fall - Every Bottle Discounted 20%!

Fall has arrived!  It seems like almost overnight shorts, t-shirts, and sandals disappeared and out came the jackets, boots and even scarves. These harbingers of c

Soul of Sangiovese: 2006 Pergole Torte

2006 Montevertine Le Pergole Torte
The Soul of Sangiovese
in One of Tuscany's Greatest Vintages
*Special Pricing*

"Run, don't walk - this is breathtaking juice no one who loves Italian wine will want to be without."
Anto

Trapet: Real Gevrey, 20-40% Off

Jean et Jean-Louis Trapet
A Small Parcel of Back-Vintage Burgundy

"Good stuff here built on finesse, not power."
-Burghound

2007 Huet Le Mont Demi: Vouvray Defined

Huet: Outstanding Chenin at a Sharp Price
The Majestic 2007 Le Mont Demi-Sec
One of Huet's finest efforts over the last 10 years

In the right hands, Chenin Blanc produces one of the most regal, versatile, and ageworthy wines in the world.

The Best "Barolo Riserva" You've Never Heard Of

2004 Ferrando Carema Black Label
Black is the New Black
Mountain Nebbiolo, Built for the Long Haul

"When I am asked which wine would I choose were I to be restricted to a single one, my answer is: Carema."
- Neal Rosenthal

The quote above fr

Cedric Bouchard: Champagne Shock Waves Continue...

Cedric Bouchard
The Champagne Shock Waves Continue...
New Releases including *Rare* Magnums and
100% Pinot Blanc Cuvee "Boloree"

"The explosive, kaleidoscopic Champagnes of Cedric Bouchard are some of the most compelling wines coming out

New Zealand "Sancerre" Special: Mount Nelson

New Zealand "Sancerre" Back Up the Truck!
2008 Mount Nelson Sauvignon Blanc
Our Most Popular Sauvignon Blanc is BACK!
*Special Pricing this Week*

An old-world take on electrifying New Zealand "Zing."
An elegance and finesse put the

THE German Discovery of the Year: Lauer

INTRODUCING: Weingut Peter Lauer
Dry, Mineral Rieslings of Precision and Finesse
EASILY the Greatest Germany Discovery of the Year

Peter and Florian Lauer make uncompromising wines from one of the Saar's greatest sites. We've bee

04-05 Dauvissat Preuses Half-Bottles: RARE

Vincent Dauvissat 2004 and 2005
Rare Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses Half-Bottles
Special Offer for Chablis Fans - 48 Half-Bottles Available

Burghound
2004: "...akin to having a vinous bomb go off in your mouth."
2005: "Trust me, this

Obscurity has its Privilege: Full Bodied Value from the Southwest

2006 Plageoles Duras
France's Wild, Wild (South)West
Obscurity has its Privileges: VALUE!

"A mind-challenging exercise in aroma and flavor archaeology, rather than ... simple hedonistic appeal."
-Andrew Jefford, The New France

If we were to pick one French re

2008 Keller: The Greatest Dry Rieslings in Germany?

2008 Keller Riesling Kirchspiel GG
This is a serious question: Is anyone making a better dry Riesling in Germany?

"If I had to choose one wine to show how great dry German Riesling can be I would choose a Keller Riesling. Those wines are the German Montrachets."

The Piece on Keller to end all Pieces on Keller

So I started out with every intention of writing the piece on Keller to end all pieces on Keller.

Truth be told, I had spent quite a few days writing. I’d even bothered Klaus-Peter Keller with a bunch of questions (and, of all the nerve, while he was harvesting his Pinot Noir

The Grace of Volnay: Lafarge 2002-2005-2006

Domaine Michel Lafarge
The Grace of Volnay
Clos des Chenes - Chateau des Ducs - Caillerets

"For an example of the finest red Burgundy that is fragrant and feminine, yet intense and long-lasting, you need look no further than the wines of Domaine Michel Lafar

Magic Mountain: Affordable N. Italian Masterpieces From Anselmet

Magic Mountain: Wine on a Wire
Anselmet's Affordable Valle d'Aosta Masterpieces
2008 Petit Rouge - 2007 Torrette

Directions:
Combine 1 part Cru Beaujolais with 1 part Pinot Noir. Add dash of Cornas (Cote-Rotie will also do) and pinch of m

A Short History of Food, Grapes and Wine in the Valle d'Aosta

A trip to Italy’s Valle d’Aosta region can be disorienting. You’re surrounded by snow capped mountains, conversation often begins in Italian and then, quickly moves to French. The tap water puts pricey bottled water to shame.

For the wine lover there’s plenty here as

2006 Angerville Volnay Magnums

1er Cru Clos des Ducs - 1er Cru Champans

The 2006s are gaining in weight and presence without losing that ethereal, glorious purity. These are stunning wines AND stunning values.

Today, a quick follow-up *only* for those of you who supported Angerville in the past:

Cellar-Worthy Steal: 07 Egon Muller Scharzhofberger Kab

07 Egon Müller Scharzhofberger Kabinett #3
Scharzhofberger Super Saar Special @ $39.99

"This particular Kabinett had just been bottled prior to my visit, and it would not surprise me if I have slightly underrated it."
- John Gilman, View from the Cellar

Historical Haag: 1st Ever Juffer-Sonnenuhr GG

Grand Cru DRY Riesling from Fritz Haag
2008 Fritz Haag Juffer-Sonnenuhr GG
The First Ever Haag Grosses Gewachs!

When an estate with the prestige of Fritz Haag puts their reputation on the line by crafting a "Grand Cru" dry Riesling from their greatest vineyar

08 Willi Schaefer 375ml: Crush Exclusive

2008 Willi Schaefer Domprobst Kabinett
HALF-BOTTLES!

10 Cases Bottled Exclusively for Us... for You!

The idea was spontaneous.

There I was, in Graach, at the estate and Christoph was telling me they would be bottling the 2008s on Friday. "Do you ever bottl

Invite: MADCrush Wine Bar Returns!

MADCrush
Special Encore Presentation
THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 17TH
6:00 - 10:30 pm

@ the Museum of Arts and Design
Crush pairs wines to dishes from NYCs top chefs!

Next Thursday evening, we're excited to revive our MADCrush "pop-up" wine ba

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