BAUDRY IS BEST


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Bernard Baudry  is a master of terroir-driven winemaking in the Loire Valley. The Baudry vineyards span a range of soil types —yielding fascinatingly diverse expressions of the same grape.  In the vineyard, the soils have been ploughed since the domain was established. ‘We have never used herbicides,’ says Winemaker Matthieu. ‘We plough the soils and work […]

July 13, 2021

ONE OF ONLY 24 WINERIES IN THE WORLD


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Tasca d’Almerita is among just 24 wineries in the world, among the 3 Italians to receive the Green Emblem seal from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, a recognition given by one of the most important critics of the international wine world to those who have shown extraordinary efforts in the search for  virtuous agricultural practices in the enological […]

July 6, 2021

THE SWEET 16’S


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“2016 Brunello di Montalcino: The vintage we have been waiting for” Vinous. “If I had to think of one way to universally describe the majority of wines from the 2016 vintage, I would offer that they are like a well-muscled black stallion in its prime. They are dark yet radiant, expressive, nearly explosive at times, […]

July 6, 2021

SUMMER-SET


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Starting several years ago, Olivier Bernard and the team at Domaine de Chevalier made a strong commitment to Clos des Lunes, an ancient vineyard in Sauternes, among the finest in Bordeaux. Relying on an intimate relationship with the terroir, the ultimate aim is to create one of the greatest dry white wines on the market. […]

June 16, 2021

SUMMER-RED


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Introducing Perricone:Once widely grown in Sicily, the Perricone grape (also known as pignatello) almost became extinct thanks to phylloxera. It lingered as a minor blending partner for Nero d’Avola, primarily to add tannins which Nero d’Avola lacks while Perricone has assertive tannin. Today, in part led by producers such Tasca d’Almerita, the grape has gotten […]

June 16, 2021

TASCA + ETNA = TASCANTE


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It was surely inevitable that Sicily’s first fine-wine producer 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. Etna wines are almost […]

June 1, 2021

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! A hidden gem in our portfolio, the 2018 Marjosse is made up of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc with a splash of old vines Malbec […]

May 21, 2021

THERE’S SOMETHING SPECIAL BREWING HERE


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“What happened to Boris Champy after he was asked to “move on” from Domaine des Lambrays in 2019 having barely got his feet under the desk? The answer is this. I visited Champy at his winery in the Haute-Côtes behind Pommard in the sleepy village of Nantoux on a Saturday morning when we had time […]

May 21, 2021

THE SHINY 18’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 […]

May 6, 2021

WINE THAT PLAYS WITH YOUR HEARTSTRINGS


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We’re soon taking stock of the Vite Talin Barolo from the great Luciano Sandrone, these wines are possessed with a thrilling sense of energy and seamless balance. inquire about allocations. 2014 Luciano Sandrone • Barolo Vite Talin. 96 Points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate. $560 per bottle – 1 pack With a September 2019 release date, the […]

May 6, 2021