Just Because…

2018 Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Cotes de Beaune, Burgundy Regular price: $225 per bottle Pre-sale price: $175 per bottle I’ve been thinking, and writing, a lot about Chardonnay lately. I’m intrigued and mystified about a grape that is just so polarizing, both vilified and adored by many consumers and yet still the best selling[…]

2019 Michel Magnien Premier Cru Morey-Saint-Denis ‘Climats d’Or’

2019 Michel Magnien Premier Cru Morey-Saint-Denis ‘Climats d’Or’ Côtes de Nuits, Burgundy Regular price: $100 Pre Sale price: $75 Wine isn’t really mysterious and certainly not magical. Its botany, chemistry, agriculture, meteorology and geology, and therefore, is knowable and quantifiable. It’s not art, it’s science.  For the record, I don’t state the above facts in[…]

Just Because…March 13, 2022

a new feature, we’ll be featuring wines under the heading of ‘Just because…’, well, just because we like them. 2019 Faury Syrah Collines Rhodaniennes On Sale for $24.99 Third generation winegrower Lionel Faury produces six distinct cuvees of Syrah across the Northern Rhone appellations of St Joseph, Cote-Rotie and beyond. Faury’s Collines Rhodaniennes Syrah is the[…]