July 2016

2012 Grange des Pères – Cult Wine from Languedoc

$117/bottle If we ever questioned why Laurent Vaillé‘s Domaine de la Grange des Pères Rouge has attained cult status, a recent tasting of an early 2000s vintage presented us the answer. It was near perfection. Layers of earthy, herbal complexity…

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Posted on 2016.07.27 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Old-Vine Spanish Mountain Garnacha Showdown

Widely planted throughout Spain and much of the Mediterranean the Garnacha grape in the right hands and right place has the ability to express the distinct characteristics of the soil and climate where it grows. Join us this Saturday for…

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Posted on 2016.07.20 in Navarra, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Ideal Summer Drinking – Fleshy Wines of Burgundy’s Mâconnais

The Mâconnais region of southern Burgundy is white wine country. Chardonnay production accounts for close to 90% of all its wine. 2014 was a superb vintage for white Burgundy and all of this week’s featured wines are drinking beautifully right…

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Posted on 2016.07.13 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Antoine Arena – A legend of Corsica

Antoine Arena “Carco” (Patrimonio 2013) Red ~$49/bottle With only 5,500 cases total production of all Antoine Arena wines we were pleased to receive a tiny allocation of his “Carco” vineyard red and white bottlings. To introduce one of the legends…

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Posted on 2016.07.07 in Corsica, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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