Wine Offerings: Beaujolais

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...

 

Seriously Drinkable Cru Beaujolais

We’re taking a couple weeks off from our epic 2014 Bordeaux tasting adventures to feature a few wines appropriate for patios and 4th of July parties. In a marriage of grapes and ground that the French regard as mystical, it’s…

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Posted on 2017.06.21 in Beaujolais, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Quenching Beauty of Domaine Chignard Cru Beaujolais

Domaine Chignard “Les Moriers” (Fleurie 2015) Red Special Price: $132/6-pack ($22/bottle) The beauty of quality Cru Beaujolais has always resided somewhere in the first few sips from a freshly poured glass, when with rosy cheeks and twinkling eyes one recognizes…

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Posted on 2016.11.02 in Beaujolais, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Old Vine Gamay from a Rising Star in Beaujolais

Charly Thévenet “Grain & Granit” (Régnié, 2014) $156/6-pack (~$26/bottle) Young Charly Thévenet cut his teeth working at his family’s small, 12 acre estate in the Beaujolais Cru of Morgon. While many winemakers get their start by studying beneath their parents, Charly had…

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Posted on 2016.09.28 in Beaujolais, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New Arrivals: Rare French

We received a mere four cases each of these two wines (the entire allocation for the state). These are the top cuvées for both winerys and both wines are only made in the best vintages. We’re already down to a…

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Posted on 2015.09.30 in Beaujolais, France, Southern Rhone, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

Refreshing Reds & A Crisp White for Memorial Day Weekend

~$18 Jean-Paul Brun Blanc (Beaujolais 2013) ~$26 Kevin Descombes (Morgon 2013) ~$26 Noëlla Morantin Mon Cher Gamay (Loire VdF 2013) Aside from the holiday’s ceremonial importance, Memorial Day weekend means one thing to most people – the unofficial start of…

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Posted on 2015.05.20 in Beaujolais, France, Loire, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

In-store Tasting with National Importer Peter Weygandt

Peter has been importing French wines for close to 30 years. He has gained a reputation for the quality of his selections that focus on small production, low yields, natural methods of viticulture, and minimal intervention in the cellar. He…

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Posted on 2015.04.22 in Beaujolais, France, Loire, News & Events  |  Read more...

 

Thanksgiving Wine

Stop by this Saturday to sample a few wines ideal for your Thanksgiving celebration. Our first rule for selecting wines with a classic Thanksgiving dinner is not to wig out. The meal is far too diverse with textures, flavors…

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Posted on 2014.11.19 in Beaujolais, Costers del Segre, Emilia-Romagna, France, Italy, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

La Vie en Rosé – Current Release, Dry & Food-Friendly French Rosé

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” — Rainer Maria Rilke Whether you’re hanging out with friends on the front porch, grilling in the backyard, or just relaxing on a cozy chair…

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Posted on 2013.05.16 in Beaujolais, France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Provence, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 


 

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