Our equivalent of BTS (Back to School), and the excitement of buying a new backpack and colored pencils, is sourcing new wines to for the busy and fun Fall season.
The arrival of fresh inventory is what does it for us, and we have recently received a terrific selection which is available online or in our store.
Jamie Ritchie: "First Quella vintage was 2006. Blueberries. Good intensity and concentration. Big tannic structure. Rich and full. Well balanced with good focus. 94"
Jamie Ritchie: "First vintage 2001. Rich, full red and black fruits. Good richness and concentration. Blackcurrant finish. 93"
Jamie Ritchie: "Lemony minerality. Fresh. Good entry level Chardonnay. 88"
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "This has a lovely mineral character really marking it as yardstick Santenay." 11/12
Jamie Ritchie: "Very pu… view more
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "This is delicious, fresh, fruity wine. Drinking so well from now." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "Elegant and very scented, which is typical Chambolle, while Nuits is more ‘terroir’. Lovely depth of fruit." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "The style here is to go for elegance and ‘élan’ and both are present. Very good with a lovely berry character." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "There are older vines here than in La Montagne so there is extra depth with the lovely fruit." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "This is just such a juicy wine, full of blackberries." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "Lovely and fruity with super style. Without the small quantity this year caused by frost, they would not have got this ripeness." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "Only four barrels were made. Tannic structure married to finesse of texture." 11/12
The first vintage of a new second wine from Chateau Trotanoy, produced for the first time in 2009 due to the strength of the vintage. The wine, from Merlot grown on a mixture of gravel and … view more
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "Glorious scent and a powerhouse in waiting." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "This wine has beautiful acidity balance and superb potential." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "This comes from vines that are 45 years old and has always been the Gagnard’s best ‘lieu dit’. A really good buy." 11/12
Serena Sutcliffe, MW: "A lovely smell of violets leads to a rich satisfying taste." 11/12
Jamie Ritchie: "Nice purity. Red and black… view more
Jamie Ritchie: "Beautifully scented. Violets and spices. Lovely silky structure. Big concentration and richness. Undoubtedly classy, with very silky texture and a lot o… view more