1999 Chambertin Rousseau
1999 Chambertin, Rousseau: this has to be one of the finest wines on our list. Domaine Rousseau hold just over two hectares of Le Chambertin, producing 750 or so cases per year. This is rare wine. The domaine itself is one of only a handful, if that, that can hold a candle to Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in terms of quality and prestige, and Chambertin Rousseau...Read More..
After Romanée St Vivant, Richebourg is the largest of the Vosne-Romanée grand crus at just over eight hectares. It probably comes in just after La Tâche in terms of greatn...Read More..
The very summit of white Burgundy Domaine Leflaive is one of the truly great domains of Burgundy. Along with DRC, Rousseau and Leroy they are at the very top in terms of both quality and consistency. Their wines have a character and class that is unique, and carry an inimitable house style that complements, rather than overpowers, their vineyard character. The domaine’s holdings in Puli...Read More..
Jacquesson 738 – RV Recommends
A Renaissance recco... The rule at Renaissance is: we only recommend wines that we have tasted - and which we rate. So, having secured a small allocation of Jacquesson 738 we opened a bottle in the office yesterday to confirm that it was as good as we had hoped. Cork popped, we were all a little quiet, a little unsure. Five minutes in the glass, though, and ...Read More..
2007 Le Montrachet, Lafon
The best Chardonnay in the World? Who is the best winemaker in the World? Now there’s a debate, one that would keep the Renaissance Vintners team occupied for days on end. Strip it down to just France, or even to just Burgundy, and you can’t come up with a definitive answer. Easier, though, is the best white wine in the World or, similarly, the best white wi...Read More..