Wine Offerings: Marsannay

Marsannay, Modest But Fully Realized Burgundy. Côte d’Or’s Northernmost Edge Coming of Age in The Hands of Four Praiseworthy Producers (8-Bottle Pack $399)

Thanks to its proximity to Dijon, Marsannay is known as the ‘Porte d’Or’ or the Golden Gate to the Côte de Nuits. In showcasing a specific wine region, we try to emphasize wines that reflect both the spirit of the…

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Posted on 2022.11.03 in Marsannay, Maranges, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Burgundy’s Strongest Statement – ‘Blood And Iron’: Exploring Gevrey-Chambertin As Interpreted By Two Well-Endowed Domaines in 2018

“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 2022.09.26 in Marsannay, Gevrey-Chambertin, France, Burgundy  |  Read more...

 

Making Sense of Burgundy’s Côte de Nuits: End to End, Spanning Six Communes in Two-Dozen Parcels by Brothers Vincent and Philippe at Domaine Lécheneaut

‘Côte de Nuits’ is a name that excites the senses; it is mysterious (the name means ‘hills of the night’), it is sensuous (95% of its output is built around silk-smooth, hedonistic Pinot Noir) and it is evocative, with wine…

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Posted on 2022.09.08 in Côte de Nuits, Morey-Saint-Denis, Premeaux-Prissey, Premeaux-Prissey, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Marsannay, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, Hautes-Côtes de Nuits, France, Burgundy  |  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 2022.07.14 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...

 

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...

 


 

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