Francis Daney’s minuscule estate and ancient cellar that is the Cru d’Arche Pugneau comprises barely a hectare of vines, superbly situated at the very foot of the sweep of hillside that is crowned with Château d’Yquem itself, and is a classic, beautifully long-lived and ultimately complex Sauternes. The 2010 vintage is magical and as a result of good botrytis (noble rot) and some extra bottle age, this 2010 offering is nothing short of sublime.
This Bourgogne Pinot Noir Vieilles Vignes comes from 25 - 35 year old vines in the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits areas, on clay-and-limestone soils. On the nose notes of black currant, red currant and plum. The mouth...
Dry, light and bright. Fresh and snappy red berry fruit of currant and raspberry jump from the glass. Pretty pink hue with salmon-colored highlights. There is a subtle touch of citrus, which adds to the freshness. A lovely sparkling wine from Burgundy.
From the Grand Cru vineyard of Engelberg, this Alsatian Riesling carries almost no residual sugar and is therefore exceptionally dry in style. This is a gorgeous and complete wine with all the complexities conveyed by the distinct limestone soil, yet it manages...