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Robust Côte de Beaune Premier Cru Red Burgundy on a Budget

Domaine Jean-Claude Regnaudot “La Fussière” (Maranges, Premier Cru, 2014) Special 6-pack Price: $167 (~$28/bottle) Didier Regnaudot’s very old Pinot Noir vines grow out of the steep hillsides on the southernmost edge of the Côte de Beaune. One of the top…

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Posted on 2019.02.28 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – February 2019 Selection

Champagne Jacquesson “Cuvée 741” (Extra Brut) Price for The Champagne Society members: $77 (regular price $90) Long-time subscribers to The Champagne Society will no doubt be familiar with Champagne Jacquesson’s 700-series created to showcase the character of…

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Posted on 2019.02.01 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society

Welcome to The Champagne Society Congratulations! In the coming months you will be drinking some of the best Champagne and sparkling wines known to humanity. As a member of The Champagne Society, you’re in a select community of like-minded folks…

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Posted on in Champagne, France, Special Selections, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Pinot Noir Depth & Excellence from One of the Best Kept Secrets in Nuits-Saint-Georges

Domaine Alain Michelot isn’t what you would presently call a famous estate. Perhaps it is because of its small size. Or it could be the fact that the domaine does little to no self-promotion. The truth is that sometimes it…

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Posted on 2019.01.31 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Supple Pinot Noir + Expressive White Wines from the Alsace “Gardens” of Domaine Ostertag

1966 was the year that Irma and Adolphe Ostertag first bottled their estate grown wines. The couple owned a little over seven acres at the time. After further developing his winemaking background in Burgundy, it is André Ostertag, representing the…

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Posted on 2019.01.24 in Alsace, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – December 2018 Selection

Penet-Chardonnet “TerroirEscence” (Verzy & Verzenay Grand Cru Extra Brut) Price for The Champagne Society members: $75 (regular price $89) Penet-Chardonnet is an historic Champagne grower/producer located in the village of Verzy in Montagne de Reims. Fifth generation winemaker Alexandre Penet holds…

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Posted on 2018.12.02 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Fresh & Fragrant Friuli – A Red Pinot Noir & White Friulano from Northeastern Italy

Silvano Gallo was already a recognized winemaker in the far northeastern Italian region of Friuli back when the nearby bordering country of Slovenia was still part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Today, Slovenia is an independent country and member…

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Posted on 2018.11.28 in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – October 2018 Selection

Champagne Serge Mathieu Brut Prestige OR Brut Rosé Price for The Champagne Society members: $65 The Aube region forms the southernmost part of Champagne, closer to the vineyards of Chablis than to the bulk of Champagne vineyards of the Marne….

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Posted on 2018.10.02 in Burgundy, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Plump and Succulent Terroirs of Beaune

Established by Albert Morot in 1820, Domaine Albert Morot has risen to one of the leading properties in the Côte de Beaune. The estate consists of about 20 acres of vineyards, almost entirely in the Beaune Premiers Crus of…

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Posted on 2018.09.27 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

A Journey Through Corton – From Village to Grand Cru

Domaine Maurice Chapuis The hill of Corton looks as majestic as the wines that are born of its soils and facets. Standing freely from the slope, it alone has exposures found almost nowhere else in the Côte…

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Posted on 2018.09.13 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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