SUMMER BURGUNDY OFFER

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THE CASE FOR WINE 2022 SUMMER BURGUNDY OFFERING. Domaine Morey Coffinet Morey-Coffinet has become one of the most exciting producers to watch in the last 5 years.  Thibault Morey has been working biodynamically for a decade now (certified in 2017) and has increased the quality here intensely. It doesn’t get more Chassagne-Montrachet than this, the […]

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THE SHINY NEW 2018’S FROM DARIOUSH

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In the late 1990’s, while the focus was on northern Napa Valley, Darioush and Winemaker Steve Devitt focused intently on site selection and cooler, maritime-influenced micro climates of Southern Napa Valley and atop Mount Veeder. Together, they saw the potential of Bordeaux varieties grown from these unique, more temperate sites in crafting balanced wines with […]

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“PERHAPS THE BEST AMARONE EVER MADE” JS

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We’ve managed to get our hands on a small but beautiful library collection of Amarone direct from the cellars of Zenato. “Zenato is one of the historic names in Valpolicella. The estate makes a wide range of wines, but truly excels with Amarone. A recent vertical tasting of Zenato’s Amarone Riserva Sergio Zenato going back […]

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THE HIGH ALTER OF VIOGNIER


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“One of the reference point estates for top quality wines in the world today, the family-run Guigal operation was created in 1946 by Etienne Guigal. Today, Etienne’s son, Marcel, and his son, Philippe, are firmly in control here, and are without a doubt producing some of the most singular, sought-after wines in the world. The […]

June 15, 2022

LIFE FROM STONE


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The Guigal name is synonymous with the Northern Rhône, and with Côte-Rôtie in particular. But father and son Marcel and Philippe Guigal have always had an eye on the Southern Rhône, and after a 20-year search, the Guigals purchased Domaine de Nalys in 2017. The renamed 131-acre estate, whose history dates to the 17th century, […]

June 15, 2022

SUMMER BURGUNDY OFFER


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THE CASE FOR WINE 2022 SUMMER BURGUNDY OFFERING. Domaine Morey Coffinet Morey-Coffinet has become one of the most exciting producers to watch in the last 5 years.  Thibault Morey has been working biodynamically for a decade now (certified in 2017) and has increased the quality here intensely. It doesn’t get more Chassagne-Montrachet than this, the […]

June 7, 2022

DAKOTA SHY


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Dakota Shy – Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley. $169.95 per bottle – 6 packs or 12’s. May arrival.“The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon  (Napa Valley) is fabulous. Rich, deep and expressive, the 2019 possesses tremendous vertical lift. Inky dark fruit, crème de cassis, gravel, menthol, licorice, plum and chocolate are all kicked up.  This is a great example of […]

May 27, 2022

A LIFETIME IN NAPA


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It’s not hard to figure out why Robin Daniel Lail is making some of the most elite wines in the Napa Valley. She’s had some time to prepare. Not only did she grow up looking over her father John Daniel’s shoulder in Inglenook Winery in Rutherford, she worked for Robert Mondavi for 5 years, then […]

May 27, 2022

“A BLOODY GREAT BEAUMONT”


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2019 Chateau Beaumont:Under the same ownership as the great St Julien property, Château Beychevelle, this is a property that has long represented superb value-for-money. Located on the left bank of the Gironde, between the communes of Margaux and Saint-Julien, Château Beaumont draws its finesse and its delicacy from the deep gravels of the best soils […]

May 18, 2022

TASCA + ETNA = TASCANTE


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It was surely inevitable that Sicily’s first fine-wine producer (Tasca D’Almerita) would establish themselves on the Volcano. Sicily’s star is ascendant in the wine community, and it seems that when anyone looks at Sicily these days, their eyes are immediately drawn to the island’s most prominent topographic feature, the great volcano Mount Etna. Ghiaia Nera is […]

May 5, 2022

10 YEAR OLD SONOMA CABERNET


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For many winemakers and vintners, California’s 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon vintage is quite simply the finest of their careers. ‘I can now die happy as a winemaker’, remarked Tod Mostero of Dominus Estate: ‘I’d love to see another year as good as this, but I can settle for just one’. Up and down the state, the […]

April 21, 2022

“BRILLIANT OVER THE ARC OF TIME”


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From his first vintage in 1978 Luciano Sandrone set out to make a more approachable and drinkable Barolo.  No one has managed to bridge tradition and innovation as brilliantly as Sandrone, rendering pointless any of the typical arguments in favor of one winemaking philosophy versus the other.  Over the years Sandrone has turned out a […]

April 21, 2022

UNDERCOVER ICONS


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The Losi family estate is 22 hectares of vineyards and 50 hectares of olive groves. The remainder of their property include undisturbed woodland stuffed with Cinghiale.Located in the southern portion of the Chianti Classico wine region in Castelnuovo Berardenga, perhaps the most ideal Sangiovese grape growing area in Chianti. The family are staunch traditionalists and use […]

April 19, 2022