France, Burgundy: The Côte d'Or's 2018 and 2017 Vintages – Part 3

Here is a third installment of notes on the 2018 and 2017 vintages from the Côte d'Or....

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France, Burgundy: The 2018 Vintage from Domaine Leroy and Domaine d'Auvenay

Lalou Bize-Leroy is making wines for eternity. At least, that's the impression one gets when tasting the 2018s from Domaines Leroy and d'Auvenay....

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France, Burgundy: Mercurey Rising – A Retrospective with Bruno Lorenzon, 1997-2019

Today, Lorenzon is at the peak of his career, and his 2019s as a set are his finest wines to date....

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France, Burgundy: Thomas Bouley’s Pommard Fremiers, 1990-2018

With this vertical tasing, I wanted to both highlight quite how good this cuvée is and indulge a deep dive into what makes it so special....

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France, Beaujolais: Recent & Forthcoming Releases from the Beaujolais

The 2020 vintage is another warm, dry vintage for the Beaujolais. The 2019 vintage delivered more ethereal, delicate wines that evoke a cooler year....

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Reviewers’ Favorites 2021: William Kelley

Many hardworking, talented farmers and winemakers in Burgundy and Champagne fly under the radar precisely because they can’t boast a famous name. William Kelly’s selection of “favorites” for the year...

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France, Burgundy: Cécile Tremblay’s Chapelle-Chambertin – The Definitive Retrospective

This vertical tasting of Tremblay’s emblematic Chapelle-Chambertin charts her progress and evolution from 2005 to the spectacular 2019 vintage....

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