Winston Churchill: Pol Roger's Luxury Cuvee
Today, the team at F+R had the pleasure of tasting the latest Pol Roger release, their coveted Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill Champagne. The 2004 vintage is the 15th edition of this cuvée which is produced in tiny quantities as homage to the former Prime Minister. Pol Roger Champagne and Winston Churchill - Links Nearly a Century Old The link between ...
Château Gilette: The World’s Most Unique Sauternes
Château Gilette is a sweet wine unlike any other in Sauternes, due to its unique ageing process in which the élevage process takes 20 years, prior to the wine being released onto the market. This remarkable process initially came about during the Second World War. At this time it was impossible to sell any fine wine and owner René Médeville ...
Pol Roger Cuvee Winston Churchill: A Special Tasting to Mark the New Release
Pol Roger’s Cuvee Winston Churchill 2002 was released today – the 14th release since its inaugural vintage, 1975 which was released in 1984. To mark the occasion, our Director of Buying, Bud Cuchet was invited for a pre-release tasting at the Champagne House last week. Made from a secret blend from Grand Cru vineyards, in the style Churchill favoured: robust ...
La Las Land: 2012 Guigal Côte-Rôtie
Guigal’s legendary single vineyard Côte-Rôties from the under-the-radar 2012 vintage are now available. And their incredible run of scores continues, making them an unmissable opportunity… What are the La Las? “La Las” is the affectionate name given to Guigal’s three single vineyard wines from Côte-Rôtie in the Northern Rhône: La Turque, La Mouline and La Landonne. These Syrahs are almost ...
Joseph Colin - The new Domaine on the Cote de Beaune Block
The family name Colin is a hard one to escape in the Cote de Beaune, with a handful of prolific producers dotted around Saint Aubin, Puligny and Chassagne Montrachet all sharing the name. Consumers could be forgiven for getting a little confused over which one is which! We caught up with Joseph Colin, the newest Colin to go solo, following ...
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