For us, Ganz Horn and Kastanienbusch both represent the pinnacle of dry wines in 2012. If Rebholz remains unknown in the U.S. (aside from a small group of devotees), he is widely regarded as one of the greatest winemakers in Germany. These two wines serve as exemplars of Rebholz's greatness.
This season's spring mixed case is intrepid, ranging from Germany and Greece to France, Italy and California. The thread that unites all of these is a snap and freshness that makes them well-suited for the season.
The typical profile of Roilette's wines is one of dark fruits (black cherries, mulberries, plums), olives, licorice, smoke, mint, a complex array of flowers and a salty, meaty, nutty quality.
The buzz around Monkey 47 Gin has been intense. For over a year, people have been incessantly inquiring about this elixir.
Finally, Monkey 47 Gin is available in the U.S.
Bérèche's signature is delivering deeply vinous Champagnes with a pitch-perfect clarity. Campania Remensis exemplifies this and delivers an energy and resonant harmony that makes it truly noteworthy.
Hirtzberger is simply an Austrian legend.When you talk to Austrian fanatics about the best wines they've had, Hirtzberger comes up again and again. They are masterpieces of brilliance and scale.
There's a combination of elegance and concentration that's really impressive. The wine is rich, intense and at the same time light on its feet and invigorating. It's also decidedly Jura; offering up notes of marmalade, lemon pith, mushrooms, moss, walnut, baking spices, and pure rocky minerality.
We've been very excited about Belluard's wines for some time. Across the entire Crush staff, we're continually impressed by his wines. Vintage after vintage, Mont Blanc is one of our favorites.
The wines of Cappellano hardly need an introduction. When you think of unyielding traditional wines, these are some of the first to come to mind.In short, these are some of the most uncompromising and compelling old-school Barolos out there.
Everything that we've drunk from this cellar has shown to be amazingly youthful. If you're looking for affordable, perfectly stored Bordeaux, this is a don't miss opportunity.