Cellar/Tasting Notes In Burgundy, "no other property is more valuable than the vines," thus the Domaine des Hospices de Beaune is built, reflecting the multitude of the greatest terroirs of Burgundy and generosity.
Arthur Girard bequeathed part of his worldly goods to the Hôtel-Dieu in 1936. This included..
Cellar/Tasting Notes Chantal Tortochot-Michel runs this 25 acre estate in old-world manner. She produces majestic, profound, uncompromising red Burgundies. Her wines are
elegant and fleshy, bright and concentrated all at once. They are exceptional expressions of their individual terroirs.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "From a vineyard on Ribbon Ridge immediately west of Bergstroms’ winery, planted only in the last half dozen years, and monopolized by them, the 2011 Pinot Noir Le Pre du Col leads with scents of licorice and tamarind; smoky black tea and nobly fungus; lemon and grapefruit oils; not to forget..
Cellar/Tasting Notes Christophe Rion's 2010 Nuits Saint Georges Les Hauts Pruliers is in the line of seductive, fruit driven wines that the domain is famous for. Aromas of red berries, cherry and plum also dominate the palate. The tannins seem almost sweet. The domain's acre of 40-year old vines covers a steep slope..
" This may be our best vintage of Chardonnay yet" - Hirsch Vineyards
Cellar/Tasting Notes [This] sensational Chateauneuf du Pape has fabulous fruit concentration. Full-bodied, pure and certainly a star of the vintage [it] is a brilliant achievement in 2009, and I kept going back to the glass for another whiff of the kirsch and black raspberry notes.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Tasted single blind against its peers. Denis Dubourdieu conjured a wonderful Barsac in 2007. Here there is an initial lightness on the nose that builds with each swirl of the glass. It exhibits fine minerality with apple, dried honey and a touch of wet stone. The palate is very harmonious with..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "A wine of surpassing vitality and complexity, it mixes notes of melon, jicama and citrus in a fine-tuned flavor explosion. Long and lively, with bracing minerality, it finishes with a fresh lick of sweet herb."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Bright ruby-red. Intense cherry and black raspberry aromas are complemented by notes of candied rose, vanilla and Asian spices. Fleshy but lively and precise, offering sappy red and dark berry flavors and an exotic touch of cola on the back half. The red berry note carries through a long,..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "This offers a step up in aromatic elegance with a pure and highly complex nose of extract of cassis, plum, violets and black cherries. There is a very suave and seductive texture to the delicious, lacy and lightly mineral-inflected middle weight flavors that firm up on the solidly long finish...