Merchant Picks By Country

Merchant's Pick by country: France

  1. From Leoville-Las-Cases: Finesse And Elegance In A Monster Vintage!
    September 18, 2019

    Bordeaux fans, you are in for a real treat...

    Clos du Marquis is owned by and produced at Bordeaux royalty Chateau Leoville-Las-Cases, a 2nd Growth Bordeaux that fetches $300+ per bottle.

    Clos du Marquis is not the second wine (younger vines) of Leoville-Las-Cases. Rather, it...

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  2. Only 20 Cases Imported • Rare White Burgundy!
    September 17, 2019

    Why is the Burgundy village of Saint-Aubin regarded as one of the best Chardonnay values in Burgundy?

    Location!

    Saint-Aubin 1er Cru vineyards straddle both Puligny and Chassagne- Montrachet, sharing much of the same limestone soil.

    Today's little beauty is situated...

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  3. Bordeaux Bombshell!
    August 30, 2019

    This is a knockout and the sleeper of the vintage!

    This wine has it all: press, vintage prestige, approachability, intoxicating flavors and a staggeringly modest price.

    The 2015 Chateau La Vieille Cure is from Fronsac, the hidden gem of Bordeaux just northeast of...

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  4. Sancerre Showstopper!
    August 23, 2019

    A Showstopper!

    Just outside the town of Sainte-Gemme in the northernmost corner of Sancerre are the steep, bowled vineyards of Domaine du Nozay (not to be confused with Chateau du Nozay).

    This organic and biodynamic wine displays the region's chalk and mineral-driven soil —...

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  5. White Bordeaux Bliss!
    August 21, 2019

    Who is behind Le Merle Blanc de Chateau Clarke?

    The Rothschild Family of Chateau Lafite!

    We only get one shot at this beauty each year. Last year, it sold out in three days!

    This release, the 2018 Le Merle Blanc (from a stellar vintage we might add) is...

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