Hidden Gems : Domaine Naturaliste Chardonnay

Today we fly to Western Australia to discover the Floris Chardonnay of Domaine Naturaliste.  More specifically, we land on the cool southern part of Margaret River where you can discover this sustainably farmed vineyard.  As the domaine says “This style of Floris Chardonnay is a co-evolution of Modern Australian food and wine culture, which has […]

WINE LEGEND : Champagne Bollinger 2012

Champagne Bollinger 2012 is quite dry on the palate with flavours of pear, apple and lots of minerals. Leaves a nice smooth after-taste with pear coming out stronger than other flavours. The 2012 is a generous, full-bodied vintage, supported by a beautiful vivacity. The grapes come from about twenty villages in Champagne, mainly Aÿ and Verzenay […]

WINE TRAVEL: EXCELLENT CHARDONNAY FROM NAVARRA, SPAIN

Navarra is a wine region surrounding the city of Pamplona in northern Spain and well-known for its rose wines. A feature of the Navarra is the extraordinary diversity of its climate and landscape which spread across more than 100 kilometres. The regions proximity of the Bay of Biscay in the north and the temperate influence […]

WINE TRAVEL:​ THE DIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE HILLS

Adelaide Hills is one of Australia’s most diverse wine regions in terms of climate, soil and topography, producing grapes with a complex and refined flavor profile. The first vineyard in southern Australia was planeted in 1836 by John Barton Hack in North Adelaide. The vines are planted in altitude, more than 400 meters from the […]

WINE LEGEND: LOUIS ROEDERER CRISTAL 2008

“If respecting Nature is the key, Man’s work is the mechanism.” The Louis Roederer champagne house Let’s dive in the Champagne world with the outstanding Louis Roederer Cristal 2008! This sparkling wine is the most famous wine from Louis Roederer, it was created in 1876 to satisfy the demanding tastes of Tsar Alexander II, the […]

3 HOTTEST PICKS OF THE WEEKEND: ​THE 2017 VINTAGE NEW WORLD CHARDONNAY

“New World” points out countries and regions around the world where wine grapes and viticulture practices were imported from the Old World. Chile, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, United States, Australia, and Canada form the New World regions.  For this article, we selected 3 Chardonnay bottles respectively from Margaret River, Los Carneros and Walker Bay. […]

WINE LEGENDS ​: 1997 Joseph Drouhin Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru

Wine legend of today is 1997 Joseph Drouhin Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru! Maison Joseph Drouhin is located in the Côte d’Or, where you can find the best Chardonnays from Burgundy. With close to 90 different appellations, Joseph Drouhin offers a fascinating array of Burgundy terroirs in all their authenticity and subtle variations. Its vision is “to […]

WINE PAIRING ​: PULIGNY MONTRACHET AND SCALLOP, W​H​AT BETTER​ ?

Chardonnay wines from Montrachet area in Burgundy is known to be the finest dry wine in the world. What we suggest today is pairing 2017 Puligny Montrachet le Trézin with raw scallop.  The rich texture and flavor of scallop are ideally suited for wines that are equally rich in texture and flavor. That’s why we […]