BORDEAUX MUST BUY


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One of the most sought-after values in Bordeaux, Chateau Marjosse is the personal vineyard of Pierre Lurton, Managing Director for Cheval Blanc and d’Yquem.The 2019 red 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 Emilion. Rich, […]

August 3, 2023

“AS SERIOUS AS THEY COME” ZENATO 2017 RISERVA


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“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 to 1980 was eye-opening for many reasons, not the least of which was seeing just how well the wines age.” Robert […]

July 18, 2023

VALUE BURGUNDY


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Domaine Laurent Cognard:Laurent Cognard began Domaine bottling his family’s wines in 1997 and today farms 26 acres of vines in the appellations of Montagny, Mercurey, and Pouilly-Loché. The specialty of the Domaine is white wine, though a small amount of Mercurey rouge is also produced. The vineyards are farmed lutte raisonée “reasoned struggle.”The emphasis is […]

July 17, 2023

G de GUIRAUD


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This is a dry white made by Sauternes producer Château Guiraud. Château Guiraud is one of the few properties to be located within the village of Sauternes itself (the only other being its illustrious neighbour Château Yquem). Alongside sweet wines they also produce an organic dry white, It’s a blend of 50% Semillon and 50% Sauvignon […]

June 15, 2023

LEGIT “WOW”


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2020 Chateau Phélan-Ségur – St-Estèphe – Bordeaux.$124.95 per bottle – six packs 94-96 points Jeb Dunnuck“Getting a legit “wow” in the notes, the 2020 Château Phélan Ségur looks to be another incredible wine from the team of Véronique Dausse. A blend of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon 42% Merlot, and the balance Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, it’s a […]

June 15, 2023

“GENIUS GOING ON HERE”


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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 […]

May 11, 2023

AN ALL TIME GREAT FROM PALMER


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2010 Chateau Palmer – Margaux – Bordeaux – $1175 per bottle – 1 bottle box.“One of the great years of Bordeaux now at 14 years old and showing why this is such an unusual vintage in terms of the depth of structure and muscular concentration that was achieved (in fact I am upping the drinking window from […]

May 11, 2023

THE CASE FOR SUMMER


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Tasca d’Almerita is among the 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 practices virtuous agricultural and […]

May 11, 2023

SANDRONE VITE TALIN


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2016 Luciano Sandrone – Barolo – Vite Talin One bottle packs.98 points Wine Advocate. $594.95 per bottle“This is a wine I have jealously followed since its birth. The Luciano Sandrone 2016 Barolo Vite Talin is another superstar. This is a complete wine, with depth, intensity and a fully generous and embracing personality. It’s like a […]

May 11, 2023

THE PERFECT VINTAGE – SWEET 16’S FROM MONTALCINO


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“2016 Brunello di Montalcino: More of 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 […]

March 15, 2023