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In-Store Walk-Around Tasting: A Decade of Château Cos d’Estournel in Seven Wines (Second Growth, Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux)

These past eighteen months have been tough across the board, for us as individuals, as shop keepers, and as a community. I’d like to take a moment to personally thank each of our valued patrons for sticking with us and…

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Posted on 2021.09.10 in Saint-Estephe, France, Bordeaux, News & Events  |  Read more...

 

Power with Restraint: Seven Top Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé Estates Deliver a Top Vintage in 2018’s Miracle Harvest (7-Bottle Pack $385, Tax Included)

In Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon is the duke of the manor while Merlot is the duchess, and if these terms sound antiquated in 2021, be assured that the traditions of the region are delightfully established. And nowhere in Bordeaux is this…

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Posted on 2021.08.26 in France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

A Dozen Rosés: The French Climate Divide: Northern (Oceanic) vs. Southern (Mediterranean) in Six Types by Six Producers (12-Bottle Pack $246, Tax Included)

With apologies to Mr. Shakespeare, a rosé by any other name would probably be sweeter. The fortunes of pink wine have risen and fallen with consumer tastes, especially in the United States, where rosé has endured a shunning for being…

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Posted on 2021.08.20 in Chinon, France, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire, Provence, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Storied Bordeaux Left Bank Châteaux’ Second Wines 2018: EXCEPTIONAL. ‘First, I am. Second, I was’ – Philippe de Rothschild (9-Bottle Pack $495, Tax Included)

Storied Bordeaux Left Bank Châteaux’ Second Wines 2018: ‘Dense’ and Exceptional. Casey Affleck to Ben? Jim Belushi to John? Or God forbid, Frank Stallone to Rocky? Wine critics often regarded a château’s second label wine with a haughty sniff, referring…

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Posted on 2021.08.11 in Pauillac, Saint-Estephe, Saint Julien, Margaux, France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

3 Outstanding Producers in ‘Tuscany of the Gironde’: Fronsac’s Exceptional Terroir in St-Émilion-Pomerol Backyard. (9-Bottle Pack $286, All Included)

When arguing political ideologues, it’s wise to remember that the left wing and the right wing are part of the same bird; likewise, in Bordeaux, the Left Bank and the Right Bank refer to the same river system. In southwest…

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Posted on 2021.05.18 in France, Bordeaux  |  Read more...

 

Merlot Glory: The Bounty of Bordeaux’s Backcountry (6-Bottle Pack for $195, or 12-Bottle Pack for $365, All Included)

A grape variety born in Bordeaux, Merlot often gets a bad rap due to the glut of simple, fruity wines that bear its name lined up on party store shelves. But when the soils and climate are ideal, and production…

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Posted on 2021.02.03 in France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Pre-Boxed One, Three, or Six-Bottle Gift + Imagine Yourself in France or Spain with a Special Holiday Bottle

We love to help people give the gift of wine. Let us know how many bottles you want, your price, and what you know of the giftee’s taste preferences, and we will put together the perfect package for you. We’ll…

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Posted on 2020.12.21 in France, Bordeaux, Spain DO, Burgundy, Languedoc-Roussillon, Rioja DOC, Provence, Southern Rhone, Corsica, Navarra, Costers del Segre  |  Read more...

 

Top Bordeaux Château’s Second Wines are First Class (6-Bottle Gift Pack for $280, All Included) + Château Latour’s Single Parcel

Not merely leftovers, Second Wines have always offered incredible value, but as the selection process for the First Wine or “Grand Vin” of these distinguished estates has gotten ever stricter, limiting supply and raising the price, today the best Second…

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Posted on 2020.12.16 in France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Summer-Aid: $290 “A Summer in Provence” — 6 Bottles from Domaine Hauvette — Red, White, and France’s Best Rosé (All Included and Delivered)

The appellation of Les Baux-de-Provence is unmistakably Provençal. Between olive groves and pine forests the rocky landscape is wild with the fragrant garrigue that marks its wines. Although the appellation is small and relatively new, the handful of winemaking estates…

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Posted on 2020.07.08 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Provence  |  Read more...

 

$225 “The Montaigne” Wine-Aid Package – 12 Bottles of Bordeaux from Château Petit-Freylon (All Included and Delivered)

“Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do.” — Michel de Montaigne Introducing The Montaigne, a $225 Wine-Aid package that includes 12 bottles of Bordeaux (8 bottles red, 4 bottles white) from Château…

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2020.05.29 in France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 


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