The Bret brothers are more known for the negoçiant business of their last name, but Domaine La Soufrandière in the southern part of Burgundy, in the Macon, is their home... read more →
Last month I wrote about the basic P-V, but this is a special selection from 40–70 year old vines from Les Quarts, often considered worthy of premier cru status. I... read more →
I was reminded of this beauty recently while eating latkes. At 1/3 the cost of champagne, this puts a big smile on my face. This is what you need for... read more →
Almost everything Celine and Laurent produce out there in southern Burgundy gets the AF approval. Very structured, with zingy acid, long and lively all wrapped up in a medium-bodied package.
Sorry to do this to you, but here’s another lovely, hard-to-find wine from this magical estate. You might have to go to the Domaine in the Macon which is certainly... read more →
The first time I had this vintage was in fast-talking Philippe Valette’s Mâcon-Chaintré’s cellar–okay, let’s call it his man cave. We sat near his barrels in a sectioned-off den-like area... read more →