Wine Offerings: Burgundy

Chalk About Champagne: With a Balance Between Fruit, Finesse and Structure, The Sparkling Chardonnays of Côte des Blancs Are Some of The Most Compelling White Wines Made Today.

“I am tasting stars!” Dom Perignon’s famous quote, reported to have been uttered upon his first taste of Champagne, is likely apocryphal, but the trio of stars that align in a cold, northerly slice of France that sits on the…

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Posted on 2024.05.13 in Crémant du Bourgogne, France, Champagne, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

A Year In Burgundy II: Côte de Beaune’s Wines From The Incomparable 2015 Realize Their Potential, And Articulately Express The Distinctive Characters Of The Region’s Diverse Terroirs

In our last newsletter, we looked at Burgundy’s fantastic 2015 vintage as represented by some of the top vignerons in the Côte de Nuit. This week, we head south to Beaune to look at the stylistically-unique red wines…

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Posted on 2024.05.01 in Côte de Beaune, Pommard, Beaune, Côte de Beaune, Savigny-lès-Beaune, Aloxe-Corton, Auxey-Duresses, Santenay, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

A Year In Burgundy: The Incomparable 2015 Côte de Nuits Wines Realize Their Potential, And Articulately Express The Distinctive Characters Of The Region’s Diverse Terroirs

What do you get when you blend an ideal vintage with top terroirs and then let the wine mature within a perfect setting for nearly a decade? You get the ideal expression of Pinot Noir in all its textural plenitude,…

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Posted on 2024.04.02 in Morey-Saint-Denis, Premeaux-Prissey, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Marsannay, Vosne-Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, Hautes-Côtes de Nuits, Vougeot, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Burgundy’s Wealth Of Riches: Shopping List Of Thirteen Packages Of Red ‘Premier-Cru vs. Village’ Pairs To Gift Wine Lovers, Or Explore. Thirteen Intrepid Producers In Thirteen Côte-d’Or Communes.

We can accept that each plot of land on earth is handed a certain microclimate, and whereas climate change may alter some aspects of its character, an acre’s terroir is written in stone… and soil, and elevation, and exposure. But…

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Posted on 2023.12.15 in Chambolle-Musigny, Savigny-lès-Beaune, Monthélie, Aloxe-Corton, Auxey-Duresses, Morey-Saint-Denis, Maranges, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Santenay, Vosne-Romanée, Pommard, Volnay, Gevrey-Chambertin, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Red Burgundy’s Strongest Statement Of ‘Blood And Iron’ Is Manifest in 2018 Gevrey-Chambertin Crafted By Two Newly-Reinvigorated Domaines

“The Emperor would drink only Chambertin.” – Louis Constant Wairy, Napoleon’s valet. What does Gevrey-Chambertin have in common with Westland, Michigan? Not much, except that Westland was named for a mall and Gevrey-Chambertin was named for a vineyard. As those…

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Posted on 2023.10.12 in Marsannay, Gevrey-Chambertin, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Burgundy’s Rustic Wine Belt New Found Opportunities: Changing Climate Advantages Lesser Known Regions; Ambitious Producers Elevate The Wines To New Heights (Auxey-Duresses, 6-Bottle Pack $399) (Monthélie, 5-Bottle Pack $279) (Saint-Romain, 3-Bottle Pack $159)

Climate change gets a lot of ink in this newsletter, and there’s a reason for it: Consistently elevated temperatures and unpredictably violent weather is having a profound effect on some of the world’s most celebrated wine regions, and the new…

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Posted on 2023.09.27 in Côte de Beaune, Monthélie, Auxey-Duresses, Saint-Romain, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

The Future of Burgundy Lies in Lesser-Known Areas: To Mitigate Climate Change, Boris Champy Is Convinced Higher Elevation and Vineyrad Orientation Hold Some of The Answers. (4-Bottle Pack $259)

“The best fertilizer is the winemaker’s shadow.” Nowhere does this aphorism hold truer than in Nantoux, Burgundy, where Boris Champy carries on an endless quest to reveal the soul of each vineyard plot, the spirit of each grape variety and…

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Posted on 2023.08.30 in Côte de Beaune, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

An Underappreciated Burgundy Wine Region Is Upward Bound: Santenay Reaches New Heights With Six Energetic Growers’ Work in Ten Different ‘Climats’ (6-Bottle Pack $299)

Join Us for Saturday Sips: The Wines of Santenay Come as you are; come any time that’s convenient for you during our business hours to sample selection from this week’s selections. Our staff will be on hand to discuss nuances of…

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Posted on 2023.07.22 in Santenay, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Chardonnay of Steel: Unraveling the Mystery of Chablis With Domaine Long-Depaquit’s Enviable Holdings in Six Premier Crus (Pack $349) and Five Grand Crus (Pack $576)

Join Us for Saturday Sips: Chardonnay of Steel Come as you are; come any time that’s convenient for you during our business hours to sample selection from this week’s selections. Our staff will be on hand to discuss nuances of the…

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Posted on 2023.06.10 in Chablis, France, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

‘Mercurey’ Rising: Four Producers Soar in Another Côte Chalonnaise Hidden Gem With Red and White (5-Red & 3-White Sampler $399)

Join us for Saturday Sips Come as you are; come any time that’s convenient for you during our business hours to sample selection from this week’s selections. Our staff will be on hand to discuss nuances of the wines, the…

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Posted on 2023.05.15 in Mercurey, France, Saturday Sips Wines, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 


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