The New York Times' Eric Asimov has come through for us again on that front. He's just released another edition of his 20 Under $20 column, and it's chock-full of our favorites. In fact, we're able to offer all but three of his picks, which we're offering with generous discounting:
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It's the biggest sitewide sale of the year at Flatiron Wines by a country mile, and we're doing it again! No exceptions, no exclusions: Every single bottle of wine online will be discounted, starting after the Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.
The Chenin Blancs of Vouvray are a world unto themselves. They can be bone dry and electrifying, or lush, tropical and sensually sweet. Finding a sparkling wine this complex and utterly refreshing, with this kind of aging, is rare.
Wine, of course, doesn’t work like movies. Even the most serious wines have just one object in mind, and that is your pleasure.
We are delighted in the supple, immediate joys of the straight ‘Château Falfas’ cuvée, which comes from the virtually perfect 2016 vintage. Its linear, velvety red-fruit profile reminds us of wines from another like-minded right-bank estate, Château Le Puy. It is a remarkable value.
If you're new to Red Burgundy it's hard to think of a better village to start with than Chorey-lès-Beaune. The wines are lovely examples of what makes Burgundy Burgundy: airy Pinot Noir with lovely fruit flavors that are nevertheless defined more by their savory side than their fruit.
Anybody who loves magnificent dry white wines with a clear sense of place should give the new guard of talented winemakers in Rheinhessen a chance.
Six years on from the vintage, the 2015 ‘Nicolas’ is a beautiful, full-fledged expression of Pinot Noir, with notes ranging from asphalt-kissed black cherry to radiant raspberry and dried herbs.