YOUNG WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR


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2022 JEAN BAPTISTE JESSIAUME OFFER: Jean-Baptiste Jessiaume, representing the sixth generation, grew up watching his father, Marc, make wine, and the two continued to run Jessiaume for several years after selling the estate in 2006. The pair later moved down to Bouzeron in the Côte Chalonnaise to take over Domaine Chanzy, and following that, Jean-Baptiste—who […]

September 26, 2022

INTRODUCING COIL PINOT NOIR


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From father and son winemakers Chris and Josh Phelps (Formerly of Petrus, Dominus and Caymus) Coil represents the cyclical nature of grapes and winemaking, and the tension that makes a good wine remarkable. “In 2018, we received a fateful phone call from our friend Roger Scommegna. He had just harvested one of his vineyards—a prime site for extreme-elevation, […]

September 26, 2022

MOUNTAIN CLIMBING


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“I believe you can make a case — not airtight, mind you, but a pretty good one — that Spring Mountain District is the most unrecognized source of great wine in Napa Valley today.”“There’s a distinction to the wines from this small zone. They have that “smack of Californian earth” that Robert Louis Stevenson wrote […]

September 26, 2022

CHIANTI CLASSICO IN EXCELSIS


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“2019 is generally a year with more even conditions and no shock events. Many growers describe their 2019s as having lower acids and lower extracts than their 2018 counterparts, although the wines don’t always come across that way in tasting. What impresses me most about the 2019s is their exceptional balance. The wines soar with […]

September 2, 2022