One of the more backward efforts is the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To-Kalon Schrader. It is dense and full-bodied, but holding more in reserve. Dec 2008, www.robertparker.com
Score: 98-/100Robert Parker
Focus on the Northern Rhone
As the 2014 En Primeur campaign has now come to a close, our focus at FINE+RARE has shifted to the Northern Rhône. An as yet undiscovered region for many, this small vineyard area (just 5% of the entire Rhône Valley’s overall output) undoubtedly produces some of the greatest and most singular wines found anywhere on the fine wine landscape. For ...
A Taste of The Northern Rhone
The northern and southern Rhone, from a vinous point of view, are essentially two quite different regions with a shared name. Some weeks back we covered the southern Rhone in a previous workshop, via its King: Chateauneuf du Pape. We ended last week with a workshop on the north. This 40-mile stretch of steep, sloped granite hillsides is one of ...
Napa Valley Heritage: Talking Tradition + Terroir with David Beckstoffer
With over 50 fine wines designated as originating entirely from Beckstoffer Heritage Vineyards – the Beckstoffer family has been at the forefront of fine wine production in Napa since they bought up and nurtured some of Napa’s finest terroir from the early 1970s onwards. Heritage vineyard sites such as To Kalon which Beckstoffer bought from Beaulieu Vineyards in 1993 is ...
Remoissenet - New Releases from the historic cellars
Remoissenet renowned for arguably the largest cellar of aged Burgundies on the planet have never released these wines on to the market and this therefore marks an exciting opportunity for the many fans of 2005 to buy wines that have remained unmoved in perfect storage in their Beaune cellars since it was produced. 2005 was one of the most iconic ...
Salon 2004: "Just Perfect"
Salon 2004 has arrived. Find out more about the rare release of this iconic Champagne… The legendary house of Champagne Salon has released its 2004, only the second vintage from this century. Availability is miniscule and demand is huge. Only a lucky few will get their hands on it. View Salon 2004. An Iconic Champagne Salon is an icon; a ...
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