Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

March Newsletter: Top Red Burgundy P-A, A Pomerol Collection, Corsican Force of Nature, Benchmark Chinon & Bourgueil

Tweet The March newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  RIOFAVARA by Delia Dent As our only Sicilian property, Riofavara holds a special place in the Kermit Lynch portfolio; it is a natural fit but also stands out in many ways. The philosophy that drives owner Massimo […]

February Newsletter: Tasting at Bartavelle, Vieux Télégraphe 2011 P-A, Introducing Château Moulin Pey-Labrie

Tweet The February newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SURPRISING SOUTHERN REDS by Anthony Lynch 2011 VIN DE PAYS DE LA VALLÉE DU PARADIS “LA DÉMARRANTE” • MAXIME MAGNON My father’s second book is titled Inspiring Thirst. I never fully understood this title until I had […]

January Newsletter: Serious Fun, Self-Assured Wines, Monks & Mountains

Tweet The January newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. LOIRE by Dixon Brooke 2011 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE SUR LIE DOMAINE BRÉGEON Michel Brégeon unofficially retired after the 2010 vintage, but all that really means is that he found someone younger with better knees to watch over his grapes, harvest them, […]

December Newsletter: Gifting Made Easy, Pre-Arrival 2010 Clape

Tweet The December newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf.   NOT TO MISS FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE by Anthony Lynch 2011 JURANÇON SEC • DOMAINE BRU-BACHÉ When I first tasted this white from the foothills of the Pyrenees, my eyes immediately lit up. Zesty citrus notes burst across my palate […]

November Newsletter: Wine at Table, 2012 Beaujolais Nouveau, Champagne Extravaganza

Tweet The November newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. 2009 GRANGE DES PÈRES by Chris Santini Grange des Pères is a rare bird. I don’t mean that only in the cult-wine, nearly-impossible-to-find-a-bottle kind of rare, but also in the boundaries this wine transgresses. Here’s a wine that has made wine critics […]

October Newsletter: Here’s to You! – KLWM Celebrates Its 40th

Tweet The October newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. THE WILD LANGUEDOC by Michael Butler 2010 Collioure “La Pinède” Domaine La Tour Vieille What a beauty of a wine this is. It comes from the Catalan region of France, very close to the Spanish border. The blend is predominately Grenache with […]

Donuts & Coffee, New From Quincy, B-Sides from the Bruniers, Wondrous Giamello, Stunning Nebbiolo

Tweet The September Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the PDF. DRINK LIKE A TRUE CORSICAN by Chris Santini 2009 CORSE CALVI ROUGE “e prove” DOMAINE MAESTRACCI While I am always a fan of easy-quaffing reds, there are times, especially around a meal, when you want some meat on them bones. Well, here’s […]

August Newsletter: Summer Sampler, Is Corsica French?, Pre-Arrival Colins

Tweet The August Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the PDF. CORSICA by Dixon Brooke 2011 PATRIMONIO ROSÉ • YVES LECCIA What a color! A gorgeous watermelon pink greets the eye. Leccia’s latest beauty is brimming with flavor and character. The essence of Patrimonio’s complex soil and its native grape Niellucciu is at […]

July Newsletter: Two Samplers, Bandol in Danger, 2010 Tempier Pre-Arrival

Tweet The July newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. BANDOL IN DANGER by Kermit Lynch Graeme Blackmore’s piece on Tempier this month has an intriguing point of view. I have just returned to my place near Tempier, and—talk about another point of view—Tempier’s vineyards and many others in the Bandol appellation […]

June Newsletter: Typicity, Clos Canarelli, Breton Sampler

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER 2010 DOMAINE LUCIEN BOILLOT & FILS by Dixon Brooke Pierre Boillot is responsible for crafting these grand wines, and he does it with a gentlemanly panache that seems to be one of the hallmarks of the best red Burgundies. Pierre […]