BOUNTIFUL HARVEST

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Overview

Celebration of another bountiful harvest, we have put together 12 different wines from 12 different producers for an exciting assortment of wines from different appellations of the burgundy region.

12 bottle assortment includes one bottle of each PLUS GROUND SHIPPING INCLUDED:

REDS
Chateau Cary-Potet Bourgogne Rouge 2018
A limpid ruby red that catches the light, with raspberry, red currant and even blueberry notes, this is a youthful wine that is easy to drink, full of bursting fruit and discreet tannins.

Capitain-Gagnerot Ladoix 1er Cru 'La Micaude' 2018
The Capitain Ladoix 1er Cru 'La Micaude' is a 'monople', meaning they own the entire 4 acres of vines themselves. This is and has been for nearly 30 years, our benchmark Pinot Noir. Roger Capitain used this wine to show us that if you are looking for color in Pinot Noir, you are asking the wrong question.  He showed us here that a wine can be delicate and powerful at the same time, And he showed us that pretty little red fruits can age as well (and usually better) than concentrated extracted fruit bombs.  Racy and well-structured, 'La Micaude' is at the same time discreet with delicate black berry fruits. It's one of those wine that will surprise you as it ages, growing in elegance and nuance with each passing year.

Michel Arcelain Pommard 2012
Intense aromas of blackberry, black currant, cherries and licorice. A fist in a velvet glove, fine but dense; more structured than you sense at first. Warm and round and long.

Elodie Roy Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Beaune Rouge 2018
Bursting with aromas of raspberries and cherries, this Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune is medium-bodied, ample and fleshy, with a core of ripe fruit, lively acids and melting tannins. Expressive and charming, this refreshing red will drink well young.

Domaine Albert Boillet Pommard 1er Cru 'En Largilliere' 2016
Situated above the ‘Grands Epenots’, ‘En Largilliers’ is a relatively unknown premier cru. It sits between ‘Charmots’ and Pezerolles’, and just below ‘Noizons’, so it has pedigree! As its name implies, it has a high content of clay, meaning that produces deep, tight, earthy wines. The 2016 is expressive, with superlative round fruit that engulfs the palate, with just a touch of earth and smoke so you know it's a Pommard. Deep, long finish. A wine you can enjoy now, but which will reward any patience you might have.

Jean-Jacques Girard Savigny les Beaune 1er Cru 'Les Peuillets' 2018
One thing is certain, Jean-Jacques Girard knows Savigny les Beaune Every angled hillside, every rivulet, every cut in the rock, where the sun shines and where the dew settles. Me makes several different Savignys and a horizontal tasting in Jean-Jacques' cellars is a master class in the appellation. This Savigny-les Beaune 1er Cru 'Les Peuillets' is supple and lacy, with spicy almost explosive black and red currant fruit. There's an intensity that makes the young fruit charming, but which really shows the structure for aging.


WHITES
Domaine Borgeot Bouzeron 2018

Floral and fresh, with green apple acidity and body.  Minerality picks up the acidity and carries it to a long finish. Elegant expression of aligoté doré from a single vineyard. Great aperitif wine, but has what it takes to age.

Giles Bouton Saint Aubin 1er Cru 'En Remilly' 2018
‘En Remilly’ is arguably the best of the Saint Aubin premier cru vineyards.  It falls from a steep, south-facing hillside which is an extension of the Grand Cru ‘Le Montrachet’ as the slopes follow the valley.  The soil make-up (if you can even call it soil!) is pretty much crushed gravel, making for one of the most mineral whites in the zone.  Floral, flinty and citric, it’s one of the great discoveries in white Burgundy.

Domaine Jean Fery Bourgogne ‘Les Montatines’ Blanc 2017
Pure deep fruit, rounded with just enough oak to make your mouth water. Floral and citric, but mouth-filling and long.

Chateau de Vergisson Pouilly-Fuisse 2018
These are vines from Stephanie’s part of the valley, assembled from several parcels from the base of the rock at Solutré. This is classic Pouilly-Fuisse. Pure gold, with lemon-drop fruit, a touch of tannin to give it structure, and lovely acidity.  So round and balanced, you want to chew it.

Agnes Paquet Bourgogne Chardonnay 2018
Raised partly in steel with a small percentage of oak, this Chardonnay from strong limestone soils in the Hautes Cotes is crunchy, like biting in to the grape bunch, with fantastic freshness and good acidity on the finish.  Mineral and pure.

Jean Dauvissat Pere et Fils Chablis 1er Cru ‘Montmains’ 2017
Montmains, a Left Bank Chablis premier cru, is perhaps the best ‘all-around’ example of what Chablis should be. It comes from a very rocky soil which gives a very pronounced minerality with extraordinary power and good aging potential. At the same time, it is ample, full and round. It can be tight in its youth, but is characteristically exuberant and vivacious.

Note: These wines are sourced from small producers, and so quantities are very limited. If ever we run out of a particular wine, we will substitute a wine of equal or greater value.

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