Roumier's outrageous success is clear in the Chambolle. It's intense and powerful, but also exceedingly classy and emphatically Chambolle. Burghound hits the nail on the head: "This saline-infused effort is very Chambolle in style." No doubt, this is Chambolle in all its...
Gonon's are some of the most captivating and soulful wines currently coming out of the Northern Rhône.
Pierre and Jean Gonon are making wines with the same honesty and soul as the old guard of the Northern Rhône - people like Verset, Trollat and Gentaz-Dervieux.
The hallmark of his wines is a tension-filled, piercing chalky mineral core. His village of Trépail specializes in an electric expression of Chardonnay and it feels like Léclapart teases nearly every distinctive nuance out the terroir.
Here you have it - a list of Chablis from some of our favorite producers and ranging from Petit Chablis all the way up to Grand Cru. Many of these are very difficult to find.
His Trebbiano delivers a fascinating, salty Adriatic minerality, along with honeyed and floral notes and a subtle earthiness that speaks of the dry, sun-scorched land.
Foillard's Classique captures beautifully the silky textured, cherry-scented and mineral-tinged style of Morgon that is Foillard's signature. We love it for its drinkability. Foillard's outrageous purity of fruit is on display along with the nimble and bright acidity that...
Champans takes Volnay's suave textures and elegance and adds power and thrust. The 1er Cru is always marked by a saturating iron minerality and a driving, complex and very long finish. For all its intensity, Champans is always amazingly finessed.
The Monts Damnés is consistently one of my favorite bottlings of Cotat. It hits the right balance of steely structure and expansive complexity. The 2013 really drives this home. The ripeness and overall harmony seem perfectly judged. There's persistence and a mineral imprint...