July 2021

Four ‘Pur’ Micro-Terroir ‘Climat’ Scores with a Maestro in Three Beaujolais Village Crus: Terroir. Terroir. Terroir. (8-Bottle Pack $314, Tax Included)

As a wine term, ‘terroir’ transcends nationality. It leapfrogs appellations and vaults borders; it is a small package within a warehouse of nuances. Literally, it may mean ‘dirt’, but only in the context under which soil exists as part of…

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Posted on 2021.07.30 in Chirouble, Morgon, Cote de Brouilly, France, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Burgundy with a Southern Accent II: Côte Chalonnaise’s Ruby Reds and Delicate Whites – Seven Producers in Five Appellations. (7-Bottle Pack $299)

Burgundy with a Southern Accent II: Côte Chalonnaise’s Ruby Reds and Delicate Whites – Seven Producers in Five Appellations. The legend of Snow White and Rose Red may have originated with the Brothers Grimm in Germany, but a modern reenactment can…

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Posted on 2021.07.22 in Côte Chalonnaise, Bouzeron, Mercurey, Rully, Monatgny, Givry, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Exploring the French Backcountry Along the Route of ‘Tour de France’ in Ten Stages. The ‘Tricolore’ in Red, White and Rosé. (10-Bottle Pack $291, Tax Included)

Exploring the French Backcountry Along the Route of ‘Tour de France’ in Ten Stages. The ‘Tricolore’ in Red, White and Rosé. The terrain is rough but the terroir is sweet! The Tour de France was founded in 1903—which, for the…

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Posted on 2021.07.16 in Jura, Jura, Savoie, France, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Southern Rhone, Northern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

White Burgundy with a Southern Accent: Soil Riches Told in Parcels in Two Mâconnais Appellations (6-Bottle Pack $277, Tax Included)

White Burgundy with a Southern Accent: Soil Riches Told in Parcels in Two Mâconnais Appellations. The Mâconnais is the soul of southern Burgundy; it is an artist’s dreamscape of undulating hills and picturesque valleys. Extending nearly 25 miles from the…

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Posted on 2021.07.08 in France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

The French Rosé Climate Divide: Northern (Oceanic) vs. Southern (Mediterranean) in Six Types by Six Producers. (12-Bottle Pack $255, Tax Included)

Tastes in wine run hot and cold and so do the climates that produce them. Nearly every commercial vine on earth is grown between 30° – 50° latitude (both north and south), but that range offers an almost endless array…

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Posted on 2021.07.02 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Provence  |  Read more...

 


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