In 2010, Bricco Boschis really shines in all its density and aromatics. The 2010 manages to show a saturating depth with complex top notes of flowers, spice and dark fruits. The hallmark energy and transparency of 2010 is on bold display.
In 2012, this site shines in all its soil-inflected glory. The combination of intense, explosively stony minerality with a walk-on-tiptoe finesse underlines just how special this site is. The sense of completeness, fineness and terroir saturation is really impressive.
The Nahe was the star of the 2013 vintage, having largely been spared from the difficult weather that many other regions in Germany endured. Schäfer-Fröhlich's top wines thrived in the vintage conditions. As a whole, they offer a beautiful clarity, intense cut and a deep,...
2012 is one of the strongest vintages in Sancerre in the past five years or more. The wines offer plenty of concentration and mid-palate punch with a brisk driving acidity and pristine mineral expression.
The thread that connects Henri Jouan's wines is a haunting mixture of perfume and delicacy. They are all fine weaves of earth, smoke, flowers and fruit.
Lafon has a keen touch with Santenots, managing to take its power and rich texture and render a wine that walks on tiptoes with transparency, detail and a stunning, pulverized rock minerality.
Lapierrre is one of our most beloved Beaujolais producers. While we've spent much time writing about how fun and delicious it is, Lapierre also offers plenty of complexity and benefits from 6-8 years of cellaring. That's if you can keep your hands off it.
The 2013 vintage in Austria is simply beautiful. Since the 2007 vintage, I've been waiting for a vintage like 2013. It's that pure, balanced and impressive.