September 2017

Cru Beaujolais vs. Cru Savoie Cage-Match

Even though they are only separated by about 50 miles in eastern France, the production zones of Beaujolais and Savoie are quite different. The sandy clay soils over granite of Beaujolais allow the Gamay grape to find its truest expression,…

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Posted on 2017.09.27 in Beaujolais, France, French Rarities, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Clearing 2012 Médoc Bordeaux

Château Haut-Maurac (Médoc 2012) Special 6-Pack Price: $117 ($19.50/bottle) We picked up the last few cases of the 2012 vintage of Château Haut-Maurac at a great price and are passing that savings on to you. Drinking at its peak, this…

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Posted on 2017.09.21 in Bordeaux, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Pirita winemaker Charlotte Allen Needs Our Help

Bodegas Almaroja It’s not easy being a small, independent winemaker. It’s especially difficult being a small, independent winemaker, and a single mother, and an Englishwoman living in rural Spain, trying to scrape a living from a land…

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Posted on 2017.09.13 in Arribes, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Value 2015 Vintage Red Burgundy from the Côte de Nuits

Domaine Régis Bouvier Stretching from Fixin at its southern end to the city of Dijon at its northern end, Marsannay vineyards are on the famous Côte that continues north from Gevrey-Chambertin. Although Marsannay has no Premier Cru designated vineyards there…

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Posted on 2017.09.07 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Kermit Lynch Trunk Show & Tasting – Meet the Importer: Wednesday September 6, 5:30-7:30

If you’ve ever bought wine from Elie Wine Company you probably already know that we’ve had a decades long relationship with Kermit Lynch. Back before he became broadly known as one of the top importers of French and Italian wine,…

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Posted on 2017.09.03 in News & Events  |  Read more...

 

Saint-Émilion vs. Alto Adige Merlot Cage-Match

~$32 Château Fonroque (Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé 2014) ~$43 Peter Dipoli “Iugum” (Alto Adige 2011) Representing Alto Adige is “Iugum” from Peter Dipoli. Just about every region in the world capable of growing wine grapes produces some Bordeaux-style…

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Posted on 2017.09.01 in Bordeaux, France, Italy, Saturday Sips, Trentino Alto Adige  |  Read more...

 


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