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Exciting Red & White Burgundy from a Nuits-Saint-Georges Superstar

Cousin to Vicomte Liger-Belair of La Romanée fame, in 2001 Thibault Liger-Belairtook over storied family property in Nuits-Saint-Georges, reclaiming vineyards which had been contracted out to various share croppers and creating a new domaine under his own name….

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Posted on 2018.08.30 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – August 2018 Selection

Champagne Veuve Fourny & Fils “Monts de Vertus” (Vertus Premier Cru Extra Brut 2009) Price for The Champagne Society members: $67 (regular price $79) Champagne Veuve Fourny is one of the most respected producers in Champagne. Brothers and…

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Posted on 2018.08.01 in Burgundy, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – August 2018 Selection

Alexandre Penet Brut Nature (Bouzy Grand Cru) Price for The Champagne Society members: $64 (regular price $75) Maison Penet is a historic Champagne house located in the village of Verzy in Montagne de Reims. Fifth generation winemaker Alexandre Penet holds 15 acres…

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Classic, Elegant 2015 Vintage Burgundy from A Rising Star in the Côte de Beaune

Rodolphe Demougeot’s star is on the rise. Based out of Meursault, since 1992 he has assembled nearly 20 acres of vines in distinguished village and Premier Cru vineyards of Meursault, Pommard, Beaune, Auxey-Duresses, Savigny-les-Beaune, and Monthelie. Although…

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Posted on 2018.07.05 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Masterful Catalan Pyrenees Wines from a Legend

Raül Bobet has a long list of achievements: He has a masters degree in chemical engineering and a doctorate in oenology. He has 18 years of experience at Bodegas Torres, Spain’s largest producer of DO wines under its own label,…

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Posted on 2018.06.20 in Costers del Segre, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Celebrate Bloomsday with Declassified Gevrey-Chambertin

Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini Pinot Noir (Bourgogne 2014) ~$31/bottle Special Price (6-pack mix-and-match)   June 16th is Bloomsday – the international celebration of James Joyce‘s novel Ulysses, one of the essential works of modernist literature. The fictional protagonist of the novel, Leopold Bloom,…

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Posted on 2018.06.13 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – June 2018 Selection

$27 Louis Picamelot “Les Reipes” Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut (Crémant de Bourgogne 2014) $28 Louis Picamelot “En Chazot” Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut (Crémant de Bourgogne 2014) Price for both bottles to The Champagne Society members: $55 (regular price $65) We decided to…

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Posted on 2018.06.01 in Burgundy, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Crowd-Pleasing 2015 White Burgundy

Domaine Sylvain Langoureau (Saint-Aubin 2015) ~$35 Special Price (6-pack mix-and-match) Wine pundits are calling 2015 an “extraordinary” vintage throughout the Côte d’Or. Typical of warm and sunny years the 2015 whites are clean, pure and rich, favoring ripe orchard and…

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Posted on 2018.05.23 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Domaine Bart – Brilliant (& Absurd Value) 2015 Vintage Burgundy from the Côte de Nuits

Domaine Bart Marsannay Red Special Price: $151/6-pack (~$25/bottle) We are always talking about value and doing our best to offer world-class wines that are worth every cent. But every once in a while a wine comes along that is such…

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Posted on 2018.03.14 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Leading Producer in Burgundy + Modest Appellation = Great Value

Domaine François Lumpp “A Vigne Rouge” (Givry Premier Cru, 2015) Special 6-Pack Price: $297 (~$49/bottle) For close to 30 years François Lumpp and his wife Isabelle have been leaders in the Côte Chalonnaise region of Givry, illustrating how meticulous…

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Posted on 2018.02.14 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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