Wine Offerings: France

Tracing Jurassic Treasures: Diverse Soil and Grape Varieties Produce Boundless Shades and Styles in France’s Jura Mountains. (7-Bottle Package $229)

Jordan Nodel, a treasured patron, perfectly summarized one of this week’s package offerings, Domaine Rolet’s 2018 ‘Rouge Tradition’: “I really enjoyed this bottle. Stylistically it’s often just what I’m looking for: Something with a slight cherry tartness, lively acidity without…

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Posted on 2022.01.17 in Jura, Arbois, Macvin du Jra, L'Étoile, Château-Chalon, Macvin du Jura, France, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Champagne & Food Pairing Notebook: To the Test at Restaurant ‘Bunny Bunny’ in Detroit’s Eastern Market

Notebook A’Boudt Town A chronicle of the early history of The New Yorker magazine, Ben Yagoda’s ‘About Town’ recounts a universe inhabited by writerly types perennially sipping something between bouts of literary greatness. Nabokov favored tawny port while the out-of-print…

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Posted on 2022.01.08 in Notebook: A’Boudt Town, France, Champagne  |  Read more...

 

Out with the Old: Vintage 2014 ‘Village’ Wines from Burgundy’s Côte-de-Nuits Communes Have Matured into Perfection, Modest Prices

We’ve survived another challenging year, and many of us will gather in smaller groups to ring in 2022. Our selection of 2014 wines represent more than ideal dinner companions – they are the mature culmination of the winemakers’ dream. In…

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Posted on 2022.01.03 in Côte de Nuits, Morey-Saint-Denis, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, Rueda, France, Spain DO, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Champagne Pierre Paillard The Quintessential Bouzy: Rich Ripeness & Chalky Finesse

Champagne, Considered Champagne is undergoing an attitude renaissance, and much of the evolution is driven by consumers. Throughout the world of still wines, the focus is shifting toward improved agriculture, with organic and biodynamics creating sustainable terroir conditions. Champagne is doing…

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Posted on 2022.01.02 in France, Champagne  |  Read more...

 

Give the Gift of Membership to ‘The Champagne Society’: Six Months ($279) or Twelve Months ($499) + STANDOUT DOZEN OF THE YEAR: Buy All for $479

  A Membership Subscription to ‘The Champagne Society’ Gift Lily Bollinger once said, “I only drink champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory; I…

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Posted on 2021.12.25 in Côte Chalonnaise, Rully, Givry, Pauillac, Moulin-à-Vent, Sancerre, Saumur-Champigny, France, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Penedes, Burgundy, Champagne, Wine-Aid Packages, Rioja DOC, Loire, Southern Rhone, Navarra, Ribeiro  |  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 2021.12.12 in France, The Champagne Society, Champagne  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society December 2021 Selection

  Champagne Fleury Ecological Pioneer with Purpose and Passion (Côte des Bar) Cépages Blancs Extra-Brut 2010 OR Sonate 2012 Extra-Brut ‘Natural’ * *Special Price for members of the Champagne Society is $88. Not available to non-members (Sold out). Six other…

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

 

A Burgundy by Any Other Name: Hidden Value in Côte d’Or’s ‘Régionale’ Burgundy Ten Outstanding Producers in 6 Reds and 4 Whites (10-Bottle Pack $399)

Not all Burgundy is the stuff of legend, but all IS the stuff of Burgundy. That is, wine from a narrow strip of French farmland that runs for around sixty miles, from Auxerre in the north to Mâcon in the…

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Posted on 2021.12.11 in Côte de Nuits, Morey-Saint-Denis, Premeaux-Prissey, Premeaux-Prissey, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Marsannay, Côte de Beaune, Ladoix-Serrigny, Vosne-Romanée, Pommard, Volnay, Pernand-Vergelesses, Puligny-Montrachet, Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet, Meursault, Côte de Beaune, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Bordeaux’s First Among Equals: Paulliac’s Perfect Soil for Cabernet Sauvignon Delivers Power and Elegance in First Growth and Second Growth Châteaux’ 2nd & 3rd Wines (6-Bottle Pack $439)

Pauillac: Cabernet Sauvignon’s Holy Land Bordeaux looms at the periphery of every red wine experience; like Michelangelo hovering above an art class or Shakespeare over English Literature, the twin banks of the River Gironde form a greater tributary from which…

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Posted on 2021.12.08 in Pauillac, France, Bordeaux, 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…

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Posted on 2021.11.30 in France, The Champagne Society, Champagne  |  Read more...

 


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