Domaine Stéphane Lucie Guillemin 2016 Mâcon-Péronne

The wine: Ripe, with very attractive and inviting aromas. Silky, some fat and richness but with excellent balance – it really holds the concentration well in the finish. The domaine was created in 2003, while Stéphane was still working for the cave co-operative; he went full-time at his domaine in 2007. Lucie joined in 2009. Between Read more about Domaine Stéphane Lucie Guillemin 2016 Mâcon-Péronne[…]

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A Real Gem: 2009 Domaine Raphet Pernand-Vergelesses “Les Belles Filles”

Below the great Grand Cru vineyards of Corton lies the village of Pernand-Vergelesses.  While the wines never achieve the greatness of the former, there are many wonderful producers making great wine for a lot less money. Case in point, 2009 Domaine Raphet Pernand-Vergelesses “Les Belles Filles”.  A real gem of a wine with 8 ½ Read more about A Real Gem: 2009 Domaine Raphet Pernand-Vergelesses “Les Belles Filles”[…]

Looking for the best wine for Festival Season? Try Chinon Rosé “Charles Joguet”!

Chinon Rosé “Charles Joguet” is a excellent choice for an evening relaxing after a day of dancing at the Fairgrounds!  Smoked trout, paté, or a Loire chèvre with a crusty baguette will pair quite nicely with this juicy Cab Franc rosé and at $24 who can resist! Juice is obtained by saignée, with attention paid to gentle Read more about Looking for the best wine for Festival Season? Try Chinon Rosé “Charles Joguet”![…]

Domaine Maurice Martin Saint-Véran 2014 – $22.00

Established by Maurice Martin in 1974, Domaine Martin is run today by his two sons, Richard and Stéphane. From a modest 6.5 hectares located near the village of Davayé, the domaine’s holdings have expanded to over 24 hectares today, spread over 61 parcels. The family’s vineyards were converted to biodynamic agriculture a number of years Read more about Domaine Maurice Martin Saint-Véran 2014 – $22.00[…]