JOHNS HOPKINS BURGUNDY MIXED CASE
So as a business that can still function in these conditions, we want to give something back, to help get us all get there. To this end, Elden Selections will donate 10% of sales of this mixed case of world-class burgundy to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Research team.
Join us. You'll have the pleasure of knowing that your moment of calm at the end of the day is helping in some small way to bring this to an end.
Includes 3 bottles of each: 6 REDS and 6 WHITES Plus GROUND SHIPPING INCLUDED:
Domaine Pierre Naigeon Bourgogne 'Maladieres' 2018
You would never take this for an appellation bourgogne. In fact, eyes closed, it's a little Chambolle-Musigny. This single-vineyard Bourgogne drinks way above its appellation and is so precise you can tell where it comes from. Floral, deep, with the freshness of youth and soft tannins. Superlative appellation Bourgogne.
Jean-Jacques Girard Bourgogne Rouge 2017
Jean-Jacques Girard's family has been making wine in the Savigny-les Beaune valley for 500 years, so it's not surprising to find that his regional appellation Bourgogne Rouge drinks like a little Savigny. Blackcurrant freshness, a touch of earth subsoil, a supple, easy structure and bull's-eye line on through the whole from the attack to the finish.
‘Domaine Jean Fery Pernand-Vergelesses 'Les Combottes' 2017
Pernand 'Les Combottes' lies in a heat trap above and behind the village of Pernand-Vergelesses. In a sense it is the last vineyard in the line leading off of Corton-Charlemagne, which explains why you often see this village appellation bottled as a single vineyard lieu-dit. The Domaine Jean Fery has its roots in Echevronne, just above the village of Pernand-Vergelesses, so this is, in a sense, their signature white. Floral and mineral, uniquely Pernand, there's a freshness and a purity that is fleshy and fruity but well-cut and firm.
Domaine Germain Pere et Fils Saint Romain Blanc 2017
With admirable yields (45hl/ha), this Saint Romain white is taken seriously right from the start. Add 30% new oak and 8-9 months of aging and batonnage, and you get a very classy Chardonnay with the unique and superbly subtle Saint Romain minerality, full, rich and dense, with elegant floral notes, good acidity in its youthful charm. We found this wine on a restaurant list in Santenay and were so impressed we went the next day and became friends with the producers. An excellent bottle.