Should you drink this intense, young, Bordeaux right now? Probably not as the tannins are still firm and the aromatics developing. It's built to improve for another 20 years and drink well through 2055, maybe longer. But with... Read More
The Lacoste family has owned La Clotte-Cazalis since the 1700s and just took the vines back from a long-term lease in 2001. Their 5HA of 95% Semillon and 5% Sauvignon Blanc average 50 years old and develop plenty of magical botrytis.... Read More
A bit more “flamboyant” than “classic,” in sunny 2015 Lascombes pairs classic Margaux aromas with a rich texture and plenty of rich Cabernet fruit. The fine tannins don’t get in the way of enjoying... Read More
In Neive, third generation winegrower Elio Filippino crafts this aromatic and rich Barbaresco in a trditional style and it's now had enough time to rest to be ready for you to enjoy. In 2015 there’s an extra dose of... Read More
Lots to talk about here, starting with the pretty absurd notion of a seven year-old Willamette Pinot Noir being a) the winery’s current release and b) selling for <$20. Willy Gianopulos has been growing Pinot on the Laurelwood... Read More
From the more “modern” winery of La Rioja Alta, one of the most old-school Rioja houses under their own label. Here Tempranillo gets spiced up with 6% Mazuelo, Garnacha and even white Viura and then aged in French... Read More
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