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Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
Tag Archives: France
Hunting for a versatile value red wine from a grape and region less traveled? Check out my review of Cabernet Franc from Chinon here:
It is Fall, and the season beckons you to watch me elucidate about this most fabulous Syrah:
Exciting times! Join me and try Krug’s 167th Brut non vintage Champagne and decide, is it worth it? Opened October 23rd 2020 to celebrate my passing the WSET Level 4 Diploma theory paper. Continue reading
Watch my review of this value daily red from the Côtes du Rhône:
Philippe Colin is a terroir-ist. He produces up to 25 wines a year, mostly drawn from 13 hectares (32 acres) of single plots in Chassagne-Montrachet: Burgundy’s central heart of golden, powerful Chardonnay (and some Pinot Noir). He would make more if possible. Colin has shifted from traditional 228 litres to 450 and 500 litres oak barrels, 20 to 25% of which are new, to not overwhelm the fruit with wood. Continue reading