News » March 2017


Domaine Alain Michelot Nuits St Georges 1er Crus

It is strange that the Côte de Nuit’s most recognised town, Nuits St Georges, does not possess a Grand Cru vineyard. Nuits St Georges is Burgundy’s equivalent to St Julien in Bordeaux, with an abundance of 1er Cru vineyards, some...

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Ridge Monte Bello Vertical | 1995 to 2013 | A Californian Icon

Of all the iconic Californian wines, few excite more than Ridge Monte Bello. We are delighted to have sourced some rare back vintages from this flagship vineyard.

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Ch Latour Ex-château release – 2005 Ch Latour & 2011 Les Forts de Latour

Since their departure from the en primeur in 2011, Château Latour, the great aristocratic First Growth of Bordeaux now release a mature vintage of both the Grand Vin and its famed second wine Les Forts de Latour each year. These...

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Magnificent Methuselahs & Magnums | Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2006

Magnificent is the perfect description for a Methuselah of Comtes de Champagne, the jewel in Taittinger’s crown. A Methuselah contains the equivalent of 8 bottles in one majestic format; production on this epic scale is understandably tiny. Magnums are incredible...

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Taittinger Trip – February 2017

Last week I had the great pleasure of being invited to Taittinger and what an exceptional trip it was; extremely educational and great fun. Taittinger is one of the last great Champagne Houses to remain independently owned and managed by...

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