This is an absolute stellar vintage of Barolo. On the palate, the wine is bright and complex with structured tannins and integrated acidity. This special bottle will continue to get better year after year. Decant for one hour before enjoying. Made using certified organic farming practices by a woman winemaker. Only 375 cases produced annually.
Well-made bottles of Barolo have been known to withstand decades—yes, decades—in the cellar. Ride this one out as long as you can!
The 2017 Anomaly Cabernet drills down on integrity and purity. This wine will continue to age beautifully over the next 10-20 years. Decant for an hour or two before enjoying. Produced using certified organic farming practices and only 1,000 cases made.
This isn’t one of Napa’s big names, yet this small producer flies under the radar and subtly graces the wine lists of the best restaurants in the nation including The French Laundry, PerSe and Rubicon. If you know, you know.
Cold climate Syrah – like Peay Syrah – is really something that pairs well with food. It is fruit-driven and muscular, however, its refreshing acidity and brightness gives the wine grace and elegance.
Certified organic farming practices, woman-winemaker, and less than 300 cases produced.
Winemaker, Paolo de Marchi AKA “Mr. Sangiovese” is one of Tuscany’s movers and shakers. This wine is 100% Sangiovese and shows beautiful balance. The wine is drinking well now, but will continue to develop with a little more time in bottle. Produced using organic farming practices.
Sangiovese and red sauce go hand in hand. Pizza night in, anyone?
This tasty Syrah’s palate is rich, ripe, and finishes dry with very smooth tannins and nice acidity. Biodynamic farming practices, no fining or filtering, only 125 cases produced.
The rolling hills of Slide Hill are situated 7 miles from the Pacific Ocean, where cool temperatures ensure a long growing season.
This is Rougeot’s most structured, powerhouse wine that will age gracefully for decades. This wine spent 18 months in barrel (35% new). Produced using organic/biodynamic farming practices, hand-harvested, native yeast fermentation, no added sulfur, and bottled unfined / unfiltered.
Volnay ‘Les Santenots’ is technically located in the village of Meursault, though vignerons discovered long ago that there is a larger demand for Volnay than Meursault Rouge and wisely arranged to label reds from their northernmost vineyards as Volnay.
This wine is a blend of Grenache and Syrah from 60+ year old vines. The nose is fruit-forward with subtle floral notes, while the wine’s body is full, supple, and peppery. Produced using organic farming practices and hand-harvested fruit. Only 208 cases made.
Old vines tend to yield smaller amounts of high-quality, concentrated fruit.
A Santenots as pretty as it is sweet. This is arguably the best premier cru vineyard in Volnay, often referred to as a Tête de Cuvée. Hints of leather, black plum, cherry and peony, similar aromas to the Pommard, but without the tannin. Secondary notes of mocha coffee and cooked tarragon followed by the Santenots raspberry and strawberry. The mouth is round and supple with silky tannins and a long finish. Drink now through 2035. This is truly an outstanding wine for a special evening.
Organic farming practices, native yeast fermentation and only 333 cases produced.
Enjoy with creamy mushroom chicken, duck confit, rack of lamb or Roasted Black Bass with Orange-Flower Water.
Notes of fresh lemon, ripe pear and fresh flowers, rounded out with hints of apricot, cream and baking spice. Full bodied with crisp acidity and found finish.
Try serving the wine with seared salmon with crispy skin, a whole smoker roasted chicken or pumpkin ravioli.
Both fruit forward and savory, this concentrated wine has firm acidity, elegant tannins, and a supple texture that make it perfect for pairing with a variety of foods (or simply sipping on its own for a post-work glass).
The Willamette Valley is Oregon’s most popular wine-growing area. It is home to nine sub-AVAs and is best known for its high-quality Pinot Noir.
This medium-bodied wine is ripe, open, and pleasantly palate coating. It has a wonderful depth of texture, balanced acidity and a lingering finish. Produced from organic fruit and native yeasts, bottled unfined and unfiltered.
In French, the term flâneur refers to a man who wanders around the streets observing society.