Juillot's Barraults really boasts the qualities that make the 2010 Burgundy vintage so stunning: there's a crystal clear expression, a driving energy and plenty of palate presence.
Lilbert's Champagnes are exemplars of the riveting sleek chalkiness of the Côte des Blancs. With just 3.5ha, they are painfully rare.The Perle NV boldly underscores this rarity. Production is somewhere around 165 cases per release - a mere drop in Champagne terms.
We've been on a buying tear lately. Today, we present a carefully curated list of recently purchased gems.
Chalone Vineyard's 2010 Estate Chardonnay Limited Release stands out for its freshness, its intensity and judicious use of oak (a Crush essential). It drinks like a wine that is double the price, for real.
If you've never tasted Tribut's Chablis, 2010 is close to an ideal vintage to become acquainted with them. The 2010 Beauroy is crystal clear and utterly compelling.
The best 2010s from Friuli show a wonderful clarity of mineral and razor sharp edge. Borgo del Tiglio takes this and adds a concentration and breadth of flavors that's really impressive. The flavor spectrum of Borgo del Tiglio takes you through a flowering meadow dotted...
Daniel Vollenweider stormed the German wine scene in 2000 with one lonely hectare of old vines.He produced just a little bit of wine. He got a lot of attention.The wines showcase an explosive energy, a luscious depth of fruit unlike nearly any other Middle Mosel Riesling....
Lustau's careful selection of a single extraordinary barrel and their bottling the wine with minimal filtration emphasizes the profundity and uniqueness of El Puerto. There's an energetic complexity of savory elements that marries beautifully with the intensity of the textured...