Articles tagged with: chablis
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We first tasted Patrick Piuze wines last year in the form of his Montee de Tonnerre (which, incidentally, is our favorite premier cru Chablis). What stood out was its lazer focus, intense minerality and depth of citrus flavors. Of course, at $50 per bottle, you’d kind of expect a decent wine.
So when we saw his entry level 2010 Petit Chablis priced at less than half that, we decided to give it a try without expecting much. What impressed us the most is how much the style of the wine remained …
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A few years ago on a trip to Auxerre, we had the privilege of tasting chablis in the cellar of Domain Brocard. We were captivated by nearly all the wines, but ended up buying a few bottles of Les Preuses thinking to ourselves how difficult it is to find these wines outside France.
Fast forward to 2010 and New York City was teeming with magnums of 2004 Brocard Vieilles Vignes (“old vines”) wines. Whether it was at Union Square Wines who was selling it at $40 per magnum or Wine Warehouse …
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The following is an excerpt from Wine Wednesday on Eat Boutique:
A boutique wine from Chablis? “C’est impossible!” you might be thinking.
But, in the small town of Milly located just over 2 hours from Paris, the Defaix family is doing just that. Bernard Defaix started from scratch in 1959 with little more than 2 hectares (5 football fields) worth of grapes….
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