Archive for the ‘Domaine Cherisey’ Category

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 […]

Kermit Visits Gary

Tweet Last week, Kermit paid Gary Vaynerchuk of the Wine Library a visit and shot an episode of Gary’s online TV show, Wine Library TV. They recorded an interview of epic proportion, getting into the details of Kermit’s beginnings in wine and tasting three of our imports. Pour yourself a glass of wine, sit back, […]

White Burgundy? No Better Investment Than Cherisey

Tweet It isn’t very often that we find a new producer of white Burgundy, making wines as good as the best names in the Côte de Beaune. His name flies completely under the radar and his modesty of demeanor and price leaves you gasping for comprehension when you taste the brilliance of his wines.  Laurent […]

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 […]