October 2013

Jacquesson Cuvée 736 – A Champagne of Textural Elegance and Class

Price: $69 per bottle Although technically a Champagne “House”, brothers Laurent and Jean-Herve Chiquet operate Jacquesson much like a “Grower” operation. Besides their own organic and sustainably farmed 77 acres of vineyard (severely pruned for low yields), they work…

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Posted on 2013.10.24 in Champagne, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Impromptu Wine Tasting at Toast Birmingham — Tuesday 6:30 to 8 pm

Please join us today in the Blue Room at Toast, 203 Pierce Street in Birmingham, from 6:30 to 8 pm. We’ll be hosting an informal, walk-around tasting through a broad selection of French wines. Sample Grand Cru Champagne from respected grower-producers like Edmond…

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Posted on 2013.10.22 in France, News & Events  |  Read more...

 

2011 Domaine Raymond Usseglio Cuvée Impériale “Vignes Centenaires” — Traditional Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Price: $53 per bottle or Special 6-Pack Discount $300 SOLD OUT On the edge of the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, on the road to Courthézon, is where you’ll find La Crau — one of the most renowned lieux-dits in the…

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Posted on 2013.10.04 in France, Saturday Sips, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Domaine L’Oustal Blanc Naïck 7 — Aromatherapy in a Glass of Languedoc-Roussillon

Price: $20 per bottle or Special 6-Pack Discount $115 SOLD OUT Just the other day Yorick was extolling the virtues of the season. Gazing out upon the leaf-strewn sidewalk, he declared, “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to…

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Posted on 2013.10.01 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 


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