In a fantastic turn of events, Domaine Fournier Sancerre “Les Belles Vignes” 2015 has been chosen as #48 on Wine Spectator’s Top 100!
After many years of steady progression, a successful audit for Chateau de Pizay just earned them the 3rd level of environmental certification of farms. Pizay is now recognized as “High Environmental Value level 3”. There are now 54 HVE certified hectares (and 5 other hectares certified organic since 1996), the Estate is positioning itself as a […]
2015 Vintage Report – Chateauneuf du Pape & Ventoux Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge A long, dry and hot summer with some heat waves was followed by welcome rain at the end of August. This refilled the shrunken grapes and reduced the alcohol content raised by concentration of the juice. This enabled the grapes to reach […]
Domaine Renaud Pouilly Fuissé “Cuvée Vieilles Vignes” 2014 gets 90 Points! “Lean and stony, showing lemon, apple and mineral flavors, with tension and energy. Harmonious and approachable no, but this should improve over the next year or two. Fine length.” The New York Times singled out this fantastic estate in an article about the troublesome 2013 vintage