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Top 2019 Côte de Nuits en primeur wines

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2. Cote de Nuits

Scroll down for Charles Curtis MW’s Côte de Nuits 2019 top scoring wine tasting notes and scores Coming soon See individual appellation overviews for: Côte de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise & Mâconnais 2019 is a superb vintage in the Côte de Nuits. This part of Burgundy avoided the April frost, yet reaped the qualitative benefits of […]

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Charles Curtis MW

Brunello di Montalcino: The 10 must-know estates

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Castiglion del Bosco

Tuscany’s Montalcino region is shaped like a four-sided pyramid,whose well-sheltered, well-drained topography is bright, breezy and especially vine friendly. It’s also an incredibly beautiful place to live, sparsely populated and far from motorways and heavy industry. Half of Montalcino’s land is wild, either grassland or oak and chestnut forests teeming with wild boar and roebuck […]

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Monty Waldin

Top scoring 2018 Bordeaux dry whites: Re-tasted in the bottle

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See the full Bordeaux 2018 report here See individual appellation overviews for: St-Estèphe, Pauillac, St-Julien, Margaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Listrac, Moulis and Pessac-Léognan & Graves In addition to the hundreds of recently-bottled Bordeaux wines Jane Anson usually tastes for her in bottle report, this one included the full line up of dry whites from both Médoc […]

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Jane Anson

Pic St-Loup: regional profile plus the 12 wines worth seeking out

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Château de Lancyre’s Clapassous vineyard surrounds the Romanesque Aleyrac chapel

A long march, a novel, a saga: there are many analogies for the slow emergence and differentiation over the past 40 years of Languedoc’s appellations. Why slow? Geography, in a word. In contrast to regions such as Burgundy or the Rhône, Languedoc’s appellations unfold east to west, not north to south. That means that there […]

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