Paloumey 2016: Elegance in the Médoc

Paloumey 2016: Elegance in the Médoc

Listening to young winemaker Pierre Cazeneuve talk during a visit to Bordeaux in 2018, we could sense that he was interested in more than simply continuing tradition, and it was clear that Paloumey was a producer to follow.
JR Thomason
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Vocoret Chablis: The Next Generation

Vocoret Chablis: The Next Generation

Edouard and Eleni believe you can only make great wine if you are close to the vines. So, they have kept things small: under 5 hectares (the family Domaine is nearly 10 times that). They know their vines, know their plots, and they bottle their vineyards individually so that we can enjoy each – highly individual –  terroir on its own terms.
Joshua Cohen
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FEATURED: Bottled Elegance from Pépière

FEATURED: Bottled Elegance from Pépière

The Muscadets of Domaine de la Pépière are some of the greatest dry whites in the Loire. They are true vins-de-gardes of terroir expression—and they are great values, too. Pépière wines are subtle, complex and poised. In a word: gorgeous. And they age incredibly well, too. This is a perfect candidate for the Reasonable Cellar.
JR Thomason
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FEATURED: Xavier Weisskopf's Killer Chenin, Negrette 2017

FEATURED: Xavier Weisskopf's Killer Chenin, Negrette 2017

The aim here is terroir transparency.

Xavier sets out to highlight what many producers proved, over difficult decades: the reputation of Montlouis as individual and essential.

JR Thomason
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