Archive for the ‘Burgundy’ Category

Into the Eye of the Strike: Arrivée

Tweet Sunday, October 24 My flight arrived on time in Paris.  Sailed through passport control and customs without much fanfare.  Jumped in a cab and told my cabbie I was glad he wasn’t on strike.  “Il faut travailler” was his response, you have to work.  Right answer.  He is from Cambodia and has lived here […]

Terroir You Can See

Tweet In early August, I paid a visit to vigneron Laurent Martelet of Domaine Comtesse Bernard de Cherisey in his enchanting corner of Burgundy, the Hameau de Blagny. My visit was well-timed because in the July newsletter, Kermit wrote about Laurent’s premier crus and put them on pre-arrival at an excellent discount.  We all look […]

Off To France

Tweet Vacation time can means different things for employees of KLWM. So far this year we’ve headed to Hawaii, Vermont, Zion National Park, and a few have taken the relaxing “stay-cation,” choosing just to stay home. I’ll be following in the footsteps of many salespeople who decide to spend their precious vacation time traveling to […]

Colin Family White Burgs Scream “Drink Me”

Tweet The 2008s from Bruno Colin and his father Michel of Colin-Deléger were recently offered at pre-arrival prices. Sample bottles for our staff tasting arrived mid-May. We found the 2008s to be beautifully approachable—there is much pleasure to be had now. They are complex, vivid wines, real stunners. They scream, “drink me” as the aroma […]

August Newsletter Now Available Online

Tweet The August newsletter is now available! Download the PDF by clicking here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER: 2007 DOMAINE ENTE I want good homes for these wines. They are for palates that are educated in the ways and wiles of white Burgundy. You have to appreciate nerve, minerality, precision, and impeccability. Domaine […]

June Newsletter Now Available Online

Tweet The June newsletter is now available! Download the PDF by clicking here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… Pre-Arrival Red Burgundy by Dixon Brooke I think the time is ripe to revisit the annals of KLWM wine lore for our own version of the vintage chart. The truth is that Kermit did publish one, but […]

Meursault, May 12th, 2009

Tweet I’ve just come down the hill from the lost hamlet of Blagny, up in the hills above Puligny-Montrachet in the Côte d’Or in Burgundy. You may have heard the name “Blagny” before, attached to a bottle of premier cru Meursault-Blagny, or perhaps even a bottle of the increasingly rare Blagny Rouge. The tiny, ancient […]

White Burgundy Sale – Tasting 2

Tweet Our white Burgundy sale is currently on in full force. 20% off by the bottle, 30% off by the case. For a list of the wines, click here. Here are the notes from our second round of tasting… 2006 Puligny-Montrachet “La Truffière” 1er Cru • Bruno Colin Normally $115.00, 20% off per bottle $92.00 […]

White Burgundy Sale – Tasting 1

Tweet In next month’s newsletter we’ll be advertising a very large sale on a selection of some of our highest quality wines: WHITE BURGUNDY. Kermit is pretty high on the 2007 white Burgundies and wants to start making space for them. We’ve decided to start the sale a few days early. For a list of […]

Don’t Forget Oyster Bliss!

Tweet Don’t forget to join us for tomorrow’s 18th annual Oyster Bliss event! Here are the details: Saturday, April 18th 11am to 4pm No reservations required. Hog Island Oysters, homemade sausages by Christopher Lee of Eccolo, and wines by the glass are served à la carte. Cash only! Denis Jamain of Domaine de Reuilly will […]