Brilliant wine, bargain price.. Château Eglise-Clinet is unquestionably one of the leading estates in Pomerol. Since the mid 1990s this property has been part of the Pomerol elite, and is one of the finest wines of the region. Owned by Denis Durantou, who took over in 1983, Eglise-Clinet produces between 1,000 and 1,500 cases each year. The quality has bee...Read More..
Clos De Vougeot
A fascinating grand cru The Clos de Vougeot is one of the most fascinating vineyards in Burgundy. The vineyard covers just over 50 hectares, and is the largest single grand cru vineyard in the Côte de Nuits. These fifty hectares are divided up between around eighty growers, and this is where the fun begins. The terroir of the vineyard is by no means consiste...Read More..
Chambolle in Bordeaux. With less than 800 hectares of vines, Pomerol is the smallest wine producing region of Bordeaux, and is home to some of the most famous wines of the world. Pomerol wines are wines of character and the very best, the likes of Pétrus, Le Pin, L’Eglise Clinet, Trotanoy and their peers, are examples of just what can be achieved with Merlot. ...Read More..
Ethereal Pinot Noir Vosne-Romanée is the heart of Burgundy, the centre. The Vosne grands crus of Romanée-Conti, La Romanée, La Tache, La Grande Rue, Romanée-St Vivant, Grands-Echezeaux, Echezeaux and Richebourg may well be matched and even occasionally surpassed by Le Musigny or Le Chambertin to the north, though it is hard to argue that Vosne is not the king. ...Read More..
Brilliant white Burgundy. Fontaine-Gagnard: “There are really splendid wines at this address” (Neal Martin) Domaine Fontaine-Gagnard was founded in 1985 following the split of the Gagnard-Delagrange domaine. Richard Fontaine, an engineer by training, runs the domaine and in the past twenty years has made the domaine one of the top estates of Chassagne-Montrach...Read More..