“The wines of yesteryear have the power to set our spirits afire.” —André Ostertag
Here is a collection of wines with some age, which we have perfectly cellared for your enjoyment. Many of these bottles are ready to unfurl their layers of complexity right now. Others, you may wish to tuck away in your own cellar for another five or ten years. Either way, when you do decide to pull the cork, you will not be disappointed.
Domaine Catherine Le Gœuil France | Southern Rhône | Cairanne
This Cairanne bears all of the southern Rhône notes we love: black cherries, garrigue, olives, and stones. It will pair magically with braised oxtails or grilled lamb chops.
Franck Follin-Arbelet—joined today by his son Simon—is one of our most exciting and talented growers in Burgundy. He simply does everything right, and I mean everything. A true artist, he is the type of grower you can seek for years without finding: exactly what we look for here at KLWM...
Early June, 2009. Gail, Dixon, and I were driving from Tuscany back to France along the Ligurian coast. Earlier, Dixon had attended Vinitaly and been impressed by the wines of a domaine called Punta Crena, so we pulled off the autostrada, the one with all the tunnels, and drove down to Varigotti...
Through their various bottlings, these three domaines contribute to a collection of Chablis marked by place, each reflecting a unique site and the commitment of a talented vigneron. They communicate the Chablisien goût de terroir—that unequaled aroma and flavor that can only come from Chardonnay grown in this chilly pocket of northern Burgundy.
The only thing we like better than great wine is great wine that doesn’t cost much and we’re happy to report that a bottle of great wine can still be found for $20 or less. We’ve put together a collection of our favorites all in one place for your browsing pleasure: bargain whites, rosés, reds, and a couple of sparklers.
From a tiny village nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees to Burgundy’s golden slope and the prestigious vineyards of Piedmont, we have just received dozens of exciting wines from many distinct regions in France and Italy.
If you ever need two superheroes to help tackle the evil villain of thirst, then Catherine and Pierre Breton are prime candidates. Thanks to these new arrivals from la famille Breton, barbecues, picnics, apéritifs, brunches, pregames, post-games, baby showers, regular showers, bubble baths, tailgates, and happy hours are all taken care of. Yet again, the heroes of soif have saved us from going thirsty.
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