Like everything at Vouette et Sorbée, Blanc d'Argile is deep and saturating yet finely etched and emphatically mineral. Its bold, muscular minerality manifests itself in an intense textural dimension yet it remains agile and finessed. That's the genius of this wine.
Piuze seems to have judged the 2013 vintage impeccably. The wines maintain a snap, a precision and an expertly calibrated ripeness.
The 2010 Steiner Hund is one of the most brilliant examples of the vintage in Austria. 2010 was a cool vintage. The Steiner Hund has an amazingly clear and tension-filled mineral spine.
The 2011 Cordeloux boasts the vintage's clarity and harmony with a beautiful soil-inflected elegance. There's nuanced complexity of smoke, olives, flowers and dark fruits all wrapped around a precise core.
The 1998 P2 brings the mysterious, heart-breakingly beautiful evolution of Dom Pérignon into clearer focus. It has spent over ten years on its lees and then received additional post-disgorgement aging on the cork.
The 1er Cru Porusots is an east-facing vineyard with deep clay soils. The site produces lavish and layered wines. In Lafon's hands and in 2011, the site delivers rich fruit with piercingly clear precision, sleekness and bright energy —the package is complete.
2010 is a special vintage in Chablis. The key word is harmony. The vintage is seriously close to being perfectly proportioned. 2010 is simply a gorgeous, purist's vintage. What's most striking, though, is the combination of purity, detail and concentration. This is a very...
Some of my greatest wine experiences have been provided by Rousseau. They are vigorous, saturating yet graceful, supremely elegant and devastatingly complex Red Burgundies.