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Rosés Deserve To Live A Little: 2021 Rosés in Full Bloom, Show Character And Dimensions With Two Years of Maturity … 13-Bottle Pack $299 (Limited)

Any remaining stigma attached to rosé remains within the dark soul of the stigmatized; those of us on the right side of wine appreciation understand that rosé is enjoying the fruits—quite literally—of its historical labor. This is especially true in…

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Posted on 2024.03.22 in Côte-de-Provence, Rosé de Loire, Anjou, cassis, Bandol, Luberon, Ventoux, Terrasses du Larzac, Gigondas, France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Provence, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Second Thoughts: Fabled Château Ausone Re-releases Aged Second Wine ‘Chapelle d’Ausone’ In Three Vintages: 2011, 2012 And 2016 + Current Releases: 2019 And 2020

In Bordeaux, a Château has the right to sell all of its production under the name of its domain, yet they rarely do. Based on vine age vs. current yield, producers occasionally replant vineyard plots and it generally takes a…

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Posted on 2024.02.22 in Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux, France, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

The Innate, Ageless Appeal Of Bordeaux’s Urban Appellation Pessac-Léognan Is Made Evident in Leading Ten Producers’ Wines + Half-a-Dozen Top Châteaux Second Wines $298

The focus on Pessac-Léognan is a nod to the increasing attention this appellation, (only 35 years old) is getting. The closest vineyards to Bordeaux city, Pessac-Léognan is not only capable of producing some of the world’s finest red wines, but…

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Posted on 2023.10.26 in Pessac-Léognan, Graves, France, Bordeaux  |  Read more...

 

Saint-Julien Channels Pauillac: In Search of Purity, Precision and an Assertive Style, Bordeaux’s Château Ducru-Beaucaillou Achieves All in Their 300th Vintage Release, 2019 (3-Bottle Package $393)

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

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Posted on 2023.09.08 in Saint Julien, Pauillac, France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Cabernet vs Merlot: Varietal Character is Important, Of Course, But Affected by Vine’s Soil and Climate as Manifest in 13 Appellations Spanning Bordeaux Left & Right Banks (Left-Bank 7-Bottle Package $329) (Right-Bank 6-Bottle Package $269)

Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are the horse and carriage of the wine world—the sizzling synergetic symbol of Bordeaux where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The two grapes are half-siblings who share a common parent, Cabernet…

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Posted on 2023.08.10 in Haut-Médoc, Listrac-Médoc, Moulis-en-Médoc, Pauillac, Fronsac, Saint-Estephe, Côtes de Bordeaux, Saint Julien, Margaux, Pessac-Léognan, Graves, Saint-Emilion, Pomerol, France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Second Wines from 24 of Bordeaux’s Top Estates Offer Exceptional Quality at Lower Prices Making Them Attractive For Early Drinking and Father’s Day Gift + 6-Pack Cab-Sauv Showcase Selection ($395)

Join Us for Saturday Sips: Second Wines, Second Thought 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 2023.06.15 in Pessac-Léognan, Graves, Saint-Emilion, Pomerol, Haut-Médoc, Pauillac, Saint-Estephe, Saint Julien, Margaux, Saturday Sips Wines, France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Higher Grounds: Raül Bobet Transforms Practices and Traditions in a New Vineyard in The Catalan Pyrenees Mountains, Northern Spain (5-Bottle Pack $299) + Saturday Sips Returns

Join us for Saturday Sips ‘La Diada de Sant Jordi’ falls on April 23 in the Catalan holiday calendar, a day of books and roses, and it is a great reason to resume our all-day, in-store Saturday sips. Among the…

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Posted on 2023.04.14 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Spain DO, Wine-Aid Packages, Costers del Segre  |  Read more...

 

Second Thoughts: Fabled Château Ausone Re-releases Older Second Wine ‘Chapelle d’Ausone’ Three Vintages: 2011, 2012 and 2016 + 2019 Pre-arrival Special Price

In Bordeaux, a Château has the right to sell all of its production under the name of its domain, yet they rarely do. Based on vine age vs. current yield, producers occasionally replant vineyard plots and it generally takes a…

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Posted on 2022.08.25 in France, Bordeaux  |  Read more...

 

Southeast is Southeast, and Southwest is Southwest – Rosés From The Two Southern Opposite Ends of France: The Mediterranean Coast and The Atlantic Coast (A Baker’s Dozen $297)

“A rose is a rose is a rose” is a poetic riff about universal truth by Gertrude Stein, but add an accent aigu to the final ‘e’ and all bets are off. As a style of wine, rosé is as…

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Posted on 2022.08.05 in Côtes-du-Rhône, cassis, Corbières, Bandol, Luberon, Ventoux, Côtes-de-Gascone, Côtes-du-Lot, Tavel, France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, Southern Rhone, South West  |  Read more...

 

Second Thoughts: Bordeaux Second (And Now Third) Wines Château d’Issan (Margaux 6-Bottle Pack $326) & Château Pédesclaux (Pauillac 6-Bottle Pack $294) + In-Store Tasting ‘Left-Bank Rendez-Vous’ – RSVP

Rather than shedding tears, Bordeaux adds tiers—and classification is what Bordeaux is all about. While the Grand Vin is expected to be the A-game of any château, with technological advancements and an increasingly warm climate, the price of these top-shelf…

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Posted on 2022.05.07 in Pauillac, Margaux, France, Bordeaux, Saturday Sips Wines, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 


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