A tremendous gift for a Burgundy afficionado. This vintage was made for the cellar. Stylishly concentrated with ample spice and rich game aromas. This is old-school Burgundy from the Coudray-Bizot domaine. Hand-harvested, fermented with native yeasts, fermented in open wooden vats, and bottled unfiltered.
"Au Bas de Combe" is one of those enchanting Burgundies, the kind that shows a dichotomy between earth and fruit. There's high-tone cherry notes that edge toward bubblegum. The earthy side smells like dried rose petals fallen on the ground. Upon drinking you'll encounter a medium-bodied wine with a mineral backbone that proclaims "I can age!" Showing savory and mushroomy flavors, I call this a very satiating bottle of Burgundy.
The Burgundy region of northeastern France is the historic home of the Pinot Noir grape, and is the source of the world’s greatest examples. Here one finds renditions of Pinot Noir that deliver power with finesse and grace, wines that have unimaginable depth of flavor, yet are perfectly balanced and ephemeral in the mouth - in short, wines that deliver all that Pinot Noir has to offer. Terroir,...
The range of wine styles offered in Burgundy rivals that of any other region. In Chablis, Chardonnay is left unoaked to produce lean, crisp, steely wines with incredible acidity - a far cry from the vanilla-oak bombs that so many consumers associate with this grape. Fans of rich, unctuous, and well-oaked Chardonnay will enjoy Chassagne-Montrachet, whose age-worthy offerings offer all the fatness...
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