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Rare, Exquisite 2020 White Burgundy from a Master Vigneron

Thomas Morey is a winemaker at the top of his game. After splitting his father’s vines with his brother Vincent in 2007, Thomas has carefully charted his own course, establishing himself as a leading producer in Chassagne-Montrachet. His style is low-oak, precise, and immaculate – each element in perfect harmony, not a leaf out of place. As the seldom effusive…

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Pouilly-Fuissé Returns: Magnificent New 2019 White Burgundy. $35

Pouilly-Fuissé is getting well-deserved respect in the wine world these days, and beginning with the 2020 vintage some vineyards are entitled to the “premier cru” designation. A growing distaste for excess wood and a reluctance to add more softness to already ripe wines makes it rare to find overoaked Pouilly-Fuissé these days: the days of by-the-glass buttered popcorn are over.

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Classy, Delicious 2020 White Burgundy from St-Aubin

St-Aubin may not be the secret source for white Burgundy it once was, but it’s not because of the quality. Soaring prices for Burgundy from its famous neighboring towns of Puligny, Chassagne, and Meursault mean that the spillover demand has nudged prices for St-Aubin well. But the quality has more than kept pace, and despite the demise of its anonymity,…

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“Outstanding” New 2019 Red Burgundy from Michel Gros. $32

Harvest is in full swing in Burgundy this week, with some domaines in the Côte de Beaune already celebrating their end-of-picking paulée. Harvest dates in August were unthinkable only decades ago, but they’re quickly becoming a regular occurrence. In many locations, early harvests make it far more difficult to produce balanced wines; but in parts of Burgundy, at least, there…

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Delicious White Burgundy from an Iconic Winemaker

All of the winemakers we work with in Burgundy are grower-producers, meaning they farm their own grapes and produce their own wine. But over the last few years of severely diminished yields, we’ve seen several winemakers add “négociant” operations, making additional wine with purchased grapes under another label. These cuvées often put winemaker skill on display, and such is the…

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Gorgeous 2019 White Burgundy from Meursault

Well-priced white Burgundy is getting harder to find. Chablis continues to be a great source of value, and particularly in the summer we find ourselves pairing crisp, unoaked Chablis with almost everything. But sometimes the meal calls for a white with a bit more gravitas, and for such an occasion we head to the heart of Burgundy. 

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Exquisite $34 Bourgogne Blanc from Meursault

Vincent Boyer is among the most talented of our winemakers, and his family owns some the Côte d’Or’s finest white wine terroir. With his increasing recognition and impressive critical scores, you might expect him to be content with the renown he has achieved. But Vincent is an innovator. He’s adopted a longer aging process — […]

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[Advance Order] Intense New 2020 Red Burgundy from Chambolle. $250/case

One of our most exciting recent finds in Burgundy has been the Domaine Boursot in Chambolle-Musigny. They’re new to our portfolio but hardly new to the region, having started making wine there in 1550. Still, we feel as though we’ve gotten in on the ground floor – a new generation has taken the family’s unrivaled terroir in an exciting, modernized…