2017 François de NicolayBouzeronVillage 0.75l WhiteNew€15.00 €12.40The appellation goes hand and hand with the Aligoté grape and here it finds a beautiful expression. The colour is light straw. The nose is honeyed and rich with aromas of acacia and spring flowers and salty oysters. On the palate there is generous fruit, flinty mineral notes with nice energy and floral qualities. In the finish, the salinity comes back to give the wine a refreshing end note.
One of the most considered opinions on a subject that tends to divide people into those who think that sustainability is a very positive move in the right direction and those who think that it is a cop out and not going far enough in the organic direction...Read more
July being a calm season, I am spending my time writing and it has really made me turn my attention to the whos, whys, whens, hows and whats of the wine business, especially the way we communicate about wine.Read more
My “En Primeur” week started with a wonderful tasting at Cheval Blanc which unites the top producers from Saint Emilion and Pomerol in a wonderful evening that is organised by Pierre-Olivier Clouet the chateau’s charismatic technical director. It is a tasting among peers; no judgements are made but it is a great opportunity to tasted each other’s wines. During the harvest we are often in and out of each other’s cellars, experiencing the challenges and the decisions which we all face with each harvest...Read more