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Over the past few years, we've watched interest in Müller explode.There's no denying the wines. Once people start tasting them, it's over. Finding the wines, especially the Auslesen, has become very hard.
Salon sets an incredibly high standard. We've always liked Peter Liem's comment on Salon: "Salon is the quintessential Le Mesnil champagne, expressing the character of the village with an often breathtaking clarity, purity and elegance. Indeed, I often wonder if we would...
Finding Chambolle at an affordable price is extremely difficult. Hudelot-Noëllat's is one of the best I know. At sub-$50, it's a steal. Hudelot-Noëllat produces luxurious Burgundies that capture all of the sensual, spellbinding qualities of Chambolle.
In the Jura, Merenzao is known as Trousseau. In Ribeira Sacra and in Algueira's hands, Merenzao offers the spice, floral notes and dancing transparency that we've come to expect from how the grape expresses itself in the Jura. Expect a little more density and power.
We really like 2010 in Châteauneuf. In 2010, you have power and concentration married with elegance, and ripeness allied with brightness and agility. Both Bonneau's Châteauneuf and Châteauneuf Marie Beurrier exemplify the best of the vintage.
Taste the '99 Trinchero Barbera and there's no way that you'll look at the grape the same way again. It's just mind-bendingly good.
Each of these three producers is a master of Riesling. The list below covers many of their top sites and wines. While each producer has their signature, the common thread is that they all elevate Riesling to beautiful levels of refinement and transparency.