Valentini's 2011 Cerasuolo is marked by a complex richness and cut. There's a particular edge to the 2011 that we really like. Thatincisive quality is animated by a saline minerality that's beautiful. The interplay of herbal notes, salt breeze, floral notes and cherry fruit...
Bartolo Mascarello was one of the legendary old school producers of Barolo. His daughter Maria Teresa, who has been at the helm since her father's passing, remains just as ardent an advocate of all things traditional. There's no denying that the wines she has made at the...
Because of their unique, oxidative aging process, "Vinotheks" develop for a long time once open - in fact they very much need air. Opening this bottle many hours before you drink it, even a day before, will only bring the wine out of its shell.
Les Choisilles takes its name from a type of black flint soil. Sourced from old vines of up to 90 years of age in the vineyards of Les Epinais, La Taille aux Loups, and Clos au Renard, the grapes are left to ripen longer than usual on the vine, lending an intense concentration...
When it comes to traditional Barolo, Roberto Conterno turns out wines that may very well be without peer. He is one of the world's great winemakers, known for unyielding standards and an obsessive commitment to quality.
The magic of Roises is how its breadth is married to a tension and detail that's thrilling. This is an exceedingly rare and profoundly compelling combination. Expect an impressive spectrum of flavors--from layers of vibrant citrus and stone fruits to notes of soil, smoke...
Foillard's 2012s are some of our absolute favorites and we really love Foillard in cooler vintages. There's vividness, delineation and straight-up joyful drinking that the best of the vintage offers.
Dominique Lafon is very highly regarded for his fanatical grape selection and biodynamic agriculture, for the way he coaxes the most beautiful expressions of terroir out of each respective site.