For years, these wines were one of the great secrets of Burgundy. The story is that they are made by none other than Laurent Ponsot through a métayage agreement. In short, Ponsot makes the wine from Chezeaux's land, and in return Chezeaux gets two-thirds of the production,...
Wherever you turn, you'll hear essentially the same thing: in 2014, Adam produced some of the greatest wines in the Mosel and some of the best wines in the estate's history.
These are captivating, deeply textural and racy Chablis. Tasting them for the first time, you immediately stop and take notice.
Bérèche Rive Gauche takes Meunier to a singular level of elegance and mineral rigor. I can remember the first time that I tasted the wine. It made me realize that Meunier can hit dimensions that I thought were impossible for the grape.
Like Chave's Hermitage's Rouge, the Blanc boasts Chave's brilliant blending skill. What results is an insane flavor spectrum of nectarine, peach, citrus oils, quince, marzipan, honey and flowers balanced by great purity, elegance, minerality and freshness. It's headspinning.
The Les Essards is a dead serious bottle and one of the best Burgundy values we've come across. We can't think of another Red Burg that delivers anything as ageworthy and complex for the price point.
Gobelsburg's Tradition bottlings seek to recapture winemaking as it was in the 19th century. The wines are fermented in large wooden barrels and racked frequently to expose the wine to more oxygen. The resulting wine shows a fascinating scale, subtlety and savory complexity.
In 2006, Alexandre Chartogne returned to his family’s domaine after working with Anselme Selosse with huge ambitions and endless curiosity. Chartogne-Taillet had been working at a very high level for some time. However, since Alexandre’s return, the wines have been elevated...