July 2022

Back-Beaune Country Reds: Underappreciated Burgundy Regions With Energetic New Generation & Longtime Producers Leading a Quality Revolution. (7-Bottle Pack $378)

We have a bone to pick with anyone who badmouths backcountry Beaune red wine, and we make no bones about providing our supporting evidence. The lesser known appellations in Beaune are producing increasingly discoverable Pinot Noirs whose prices remains in…

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Posted on 2022.07.25 in Côte Chalonnaise, Bouzeron, Rully, Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses, Côte de Beaune, Savigny-lès-Beaune, Chorey-lès-Beaune, Monthélie, Auxey-Duresses, Saint-Romain, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

An Invitation to Join ‘The Champagne Society’

JOIN THE CHAMPAGNE SOCIETY Subscribe to our bimonthly Champagne Club. Please, call us at 248-398-0030 or email elie@eliewine.com As a member of The Champagne Society, you’re in a select community of like-minded folks who appreciate the exceptional in life and…

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Posted on 2022.07.14 in France, The Champagne Society, Champagne  |  Read more...

 

Aligoté, Burgundy’s Other White Grape, Makes Its Case. A Selection From Eight Dedicated ‘Aligoteurs’, Produced in Chardonnay’s Heartland. (7-Bottle Pack $226)

Burgundy is so closely associated with two grape varities—Chardonnay for whites and Pinot Noir for reds—that any other ingredient on the FDA label looks jarring; possibly a typo. In fact, although 80% of Burgundy is planted to Chardonnay and Pinot…

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Posted on in Côte Chalonnaise, Bouzeron, Mercurey, Côte de Nuits, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Marsannay, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault, Vougeot, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society August 2022 Selection

Champagne Jacquesson Cuvée No 745, Extra Brut Disgorgement: December 2021. Dosage: 0.75 gram/liter. 205,164 bottles produced. Special Price for members of the Champagne Society is $99. The Task of Blending a Non-Vintage at Champagne Jacquesson: Prizing Excellence Over Consistency, Reflecting…

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Posted on 2022.07.13 in France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Uncommon Finds in The Savoie Region as ‘Tour de France ’22’ Traverses the French Alps: Uphill All the Way. Two ‘Natural’ Producers with 2 Whites & 4 Reds (Pack $299)

People tend to shy away from tours where most of their time is spent getting from one destination to the next, but in the Tour de France, that’s the whole point. Over 24 days, the Tour de France makes a…

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Posted on 2022.07.07 in Savoie, France, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

A Portrait of the Wine as a Grape: The Pure Expression of Alsace’s Varietals From the Iconic Domaine Weinbach in Six Grapes (7-Bottles Pack $234)

To distill the essence of Alsatian wine into a single, simplistic concept: ‘German varietals and French styles.’ Of course, nothing about wine is simple, and it’s a fact that Alsace produces some of the most complex wines of any region…

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Posted on 2022.07.02 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Alsace  |  Read more...

 


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