The working man's white Burgundy. What a pleasure, and a refreshing view of the world's finest terroir through the lens of the OTHER Burgundy varietal (and close Chardonnay cousin) Aligoté. Top example from one of the great domaines in Puligny. Bosc pear, green apple, wet stone and clean linen come through on the nose. The … Continue reading Paul Pernot Bourgogne Aligote’, 2017
Burgundy’s prized vineyards stretch from the city of Auxerre in the north down to the city of Macon in the south. In Auxerre we find the wines of Chablis, made with the Chardonnaygrapes, moving south we traverse Irancy and its red wines and Saint Bris with Sauvignon Blancs. While moving south we reach the place where the most sought-after and expensive … Continue reading Domaine Henry Boillot, 1er Cru Les Fremiets 2005
German wines fall into a classification depending on their quality, from Tafelwein, Landwein, Qualitatswein Bestimmter Anbaugebeite (QbA) to Pradikatswein. QbA and Pradikatswein are then subdivided in Anbaugebiet (wine region), Bereich ( a small area inside the wine region “Anbaugebiet“), Grosslage ( vineyards inside the small area “Bereich“), and finally the Einzellage ( single vineyard, situated … Continue reading Dr.Heger, Pinot Noir, Vorderer Winklerberg, Ihringen, 2014
...meeting this awesome and great winemaker and his daughter Deborah today was a trill from the start, beautiful and extremely generous people can make only wine that reflects what they are, a honest passionate and hardworking family that works hard to give us this amazing juice, as Laureano said, his Malbec and Pinot Noir are … Continue reading Laureano and Deborah Gomez
APPELLATION: Pays D’Oc VARIETAL: 100% Pinot Noir FERMENTATION: In stainless steel. Unoaked. TASTING NOTES: Deep ruby color with a nose of ripe raspberries and red cherries with mineral hints in the
Notes From the wine maker: Silky with layers of fruit that unfold on the palate, this Oregon Pinot Noir lives up to its name: Primarius, Latin for distinguished. Sourced from high quality Oregon vineyards, Primarius speaks of the state’s idyllic climate for producing Pinot Noir.