Posts Tagged ‘Corsica’

February Newsletter: Cuvée Spéciale Rosé! The Lost Grapes of Corsica, 2012 Vieux Télégraphe PA

Tweet The February newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SOUTHERN RHÔNE RED SAMPLER by Clark Z. Terry The variety of red wine produced in the southern Rhône is a story of slopes and stones, with one common denominator—Grenache. The Rhône Valley is so wide it takes […]

June Newsletter: Rosé Time!, Exploring the Store, P-A Les Pallières, P-A Brunello

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… DON’T POSSESS A HUNDRED RUBLES by Katya Karagadayeva I recently came across an interview in which Kermit talks about comparing wines to old friends. Makes sense, right? Just like people, each wine has his or her different […]

Age Your Corsicans

Tweet We’ve been on quite a Corsican kick here at the shop, with a sampler in January and a new white and rosé producer from Cap Corse having just arrived. New vintages from longstanding Corsican domaines, Antoine Arena and Yves Leccia, are also available and there’s a lot to be excited about in these wines. […]

Tasting Recap 1/21/10: Corsica and the Southern Rhône

Tweet Last week’s staff tasting focused on recent arrivals from Corsica and the south of France. More often than not, Kermit likes to taste north to south, however this time we started in Corsica and moved north to the mainland. Our normal behavior is also to taste white before red, but I’ve heard of other […]

A question from Kermit Lynch to you…

Tweet As regular readers of our newsletter know, Kermit spends a good chunk of his year in France and Italy. He works, he relaxes, he visits friends. One of his absolute favorite places to mix his work and pleasure is on the island of Corsica. He just returned to his Provençal home after spending a […]