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 2019’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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AD VIVUM NAPA CABERNET – VIA DOMINUS, CAYMUS AND PETRUS.

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AD VIVUM is a story of a special vineyard, a seasoned winemaker, a meticulous farmer, and Mother Nature. AD VIVUM is a single-vineyard, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon wine crafted by Chris Phelps, a long-time Napa Valley winemaker who has earned a reputation for his ability to consistently produce unique wines that honestly reflect the terroir of […]

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SANDRONE VITE TALIN


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2015 Luciano Sandrone • Barolo Vite Talin. 97 Points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate. September delivery You’ll have to wait until 2021 for this release, but it absolutely will reward your patience. What an exceptionally fine creation this is, the 2015 Barolo Vite Talin. It is soft and generous, with great concentration, and the dark fruit […]

August 9, 2022

A MAJOR SLEEPER OF THE VINTAGE


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Owned by the Sichel family of Chateau Palmer since 1961, Angludet is situated at the heart of the appellation of Margaux and surrounded by Cru Classé properties. It is the responsibility of Benjamin Sichel, whose constant quest for quality is reflected in his policy of drastically limiting the yield of each vine and finding the […]

July 5, 2022

BORDEAUX MUST BUY


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One of the most sought-after values in Bordeaux, Chateau Marjosse is the personal vineyard of the famed Pierre Lurton, managing director for Cheval Blanc and d’Yquem.The 2018 Marjosse is made up of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc with a splash of old vines Malbec from his personal estate close to Saint […]

July 5, 2022

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