The 2011 Chaignots has become absolutely gorgeous. It's beautifully aromatic and provocative with ethereal spice and thrilling concentration. The wine is imbued with an elusive femininity, a touch of the satin Vosne in meaty Nuits-St-Georges.
There are a number of reasons for my love of CdC. First, there's the value that CdC offers. When it comes to the top wines of grand marques, what it delivers is something truly astounding for the price. It's nearly impossible to find a bottle that delivers like CdC for the...
There is a Japanese proverb that says, “Sake doesn’t get into fights with food.” Indeed, its rich umami flavor means Sake gets along brilliantly with more than just sushi. It’s high time that Sake got its place at the table along with fine wines, and none deserve this place...
The Antique Collection has caught on fire. In a matter of a few years, they have become some of the rarest things that we deal with. Every fall we receive a barrage of calls and emails asking about the releases as people frantically try to chase the bottles down before they...
Without a doubt, this is a special bottle of Palo Cortado and very likely the best wine to come out of Gutiérrez Colosía. It's a very old and complex Palo Cortado - the average age is over fifty years.They release somewhere around four hundred 500ml bottles per year.
We've been amassing a small collection of auction bottles (it's difficult to amass much more since they are always in short supply). And of course, we've been tasting through. With each bottle, it's become increasingly clear just how special auction bottlings often are....
Finding top Burgundy magnums isn't easy. Today, I'm happy to offer a brief list of rare Burgundy magnums.
The 1990 Cave Privée beautifully displays the power with weightless finesse and boasts a toasty depth of complexity and richness that exceptional Veuves develop with aging.