France | Corsica It is no secret among our staff that my cellar is home to the largest Biancu Gentile vertical outside of Corsica. Six years old, Arena’s rendition reveals some of the secrets of this fascinating grape variety.
France | Bordeaux | Pomerol I don’t know if it’s the 2016 vintage—considered one of Bordeaux’s greatest of the last decade—or if this wine is in a particularly prime place, but it’s the best bottle of Gombaude-Guillot I’ve ever tasted.
Italy | Sicily | Eloro “Sciavè is the result of ancient clones of Nero d’Avola which, besides exalting the limestone matrix of its terroir of origin in the Eloro appellation, carry forth the elegance gleaned from patiently aging the wine in barrel.”
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.
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