WINE LEGEND: Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru 1991

“Armand Rousseau’s Queen” – Wine with Bok, 2017 The Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru 1991 is an exceptional red wine from Burgundy that possesses pure power and great body. Domaine Armand Rousseau is one of the most famous and best domaines in Burgundy. Based in Gevrey-Chambertin, the estate is formed of just over 15 hectares, […]

THE TOP 3 WINES OF THE WEEKEND: ROSÉ FROM CÔTES DE PROVENCE

We will explore Côte de Provence, the largest appellation in Provence, by discovering 3 of its wonderful rosés from vintage 2018. Here, the vines grow in a varied landscape, with prominent ranges of hills offering protection from the Mistral winds. We choose the vintage 2018 due to its cool, wet spring followed by higher than […]

THE 3 TOP PICKS OF THE WEEKEND:​ OUTSTANDING DRY RIESLING FROM GERMANY

Riesling was born in the Rhine wine region of Germany where the first reference to the wine was made in 1435.  Nowadays, Germany is the country producing the highest concentration of world-class Rieslings. Its cool continental climate determines a slow ripening of grapes and high levels of acidity of the wines. Wines made from Riesling […]

GRAPE VARIETY:​ FOCUS ON CORTESE

Cortese is an Italian white grape variety mainly grown in the wine-growing region of Gavi, south-east of Piedmont. This grape needs a long slow maturation to develop its naturally high acidity and floral character, which is why Cortese is grown in hills influenced by altitude. The wines are labeled as Gavi DOCG or Cortese di […]

WINE LEGENDS : 1990 FONTODI FLACCIANELLO DELLA PIEVE

Have you ever tried 1990 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve, IGT, from Tuscany?  This 100% Sangiovese wine is produced in an exceptional terroir! An authentic “Terroir”, famous for centuries for its tradition of quality viticulture, thanks to a unique combination of high altitude, calcar clay schist soil, lots of light, and a fantastic microclimate slowing the […]