Found this fresh beaut of old vine, low yield (25hl per hectare) grolleau from schistic soils during the Renaissance. It’s made in Anjou using whole cluster fermentation, with three weeks... read more →
I served this to my brother and niece in Milwaukee. They barely drink wine and are rarely exposed to anything good. Reaction? Ecstatic. Mine? Pure, beautiful expression of chenin. Structure,... read more →
Jerome Lambert is part of the crowd working on the schist of Rablay-Sur-Layon. That village is rapidly becoming better known for its rebellious winemakers producing dry chenin rather than its... read more →
I'm hunting the Leon Trotskys, the Philip Roths, the Chaucers and the Edith Whartons of the wine world. I want them natural and most of all, I want them to speak the truth even if we argue. With this messiah thing going on, I'm trying to swell the ranks of those who crave the differences in each vintage, celebrate nuance and desire wines that make them think, laugh, and feel. Welcome.