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2015 Matrot Bourgogne Chardonnay

2015 Matrot Bourgogne Chardonnay

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2016 Miraval Rose Cotes de Provence

2016 Miraval Rose Cotes de Provence

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A NATURAL RENAISSANCE  – THE WORLD EMBRACES CORK CLOSURES

A NATURAL RENAISSANCE – THE WORLD EMBRACES CORK CLOSURES

Check out my recent technical article in The SOMM Journal, August/September 2017 “One of the best efforts I have ever seen.”  A Wine Editor “Best article in the magazine.”  Another Wine Editor Catherine Fallis MS, Planet Grape LLC

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2015 Chevalier Du Chateau Lagrezette Cahors

2015 Chevalier Du Chateau Lagrezette Cahors

2015 Purple Malbec Cahors

2015 Purple Malbec Cahors

2015 Seigneur De Grezette Malbec Cahors

2015 Seigneur De Grezette Malbec Cahors

2015 Frederic Esmonin Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits

2015 Frederic Esmonin Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits

2016 Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Blanc

2016 Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Blanc

nv Cote Mas Brut Rose Cremant de Limoux St. Hilaire

nv Cote Mas Brut Rose Cremant de Limoux St. Hilaire

2016 Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Rose Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2016 Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Rose Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2015 Mas Astelia Rose Pastel Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2015 Mas Astelia Rose Pastel Pays d’Oc Sud de France

AR Lenoble Jordan Cuvee Brut Champagne

AR Lenoble Jordan Cuvee Brut Champagne

2012 Chateau d’Angles Classique La Clape Languedoc

2012 Chateau d’Angles Classique La Clape Languedoc

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nv Collet Esprit Couture Brut Champagne

nv Collet Esprit Couture Brut Champagne

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2006 Collet Collection Privee Vintage Brut Champagne

2006 Collet Collection Privee Vintage Brut Champagne

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nv Collet Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

nv Collet Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

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nv Collet Seduction Brut Rose Champagne

nv Collet Seduction Brut Rose Champagne

nv Collet Art Deco Iconic Brut Champagne

nv Collet Art Deco Iconic Brut Champagne

Haute Couture Rose French Bubbles

Haute Couture Rose French Bubbles

Haute Couture French Bubbles Blanc

Haute Couture French Bubbles Blanc

nv Locations Corse White Corsica

nv Locations Corse White Corsica

ROSE CHAMPAGNE NOT JUST FOR THE LADIES

ROSE CHAMPAGNE NOT JUST FOR THE LADIES

January/February 2017 Glass of Bubbly Issue 16 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis   Despite the general perception, Rose Champagne is not for ladies only, although the very thought of it brings mouthwatering visions of decadence and frolic to mind. Rose is actually the weightiest and richest of Champagne styles, is made in non-vintage, vintage and luxury […]

LE MESNIL’S RISING STAR

LE MESNIL’S RISING STAR

November/December 2016 Glass of Bubbly Issue 15 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis With a budget of $400 US, or $850, one can easily obtain one of the best Champagnes in the world, a bottle of Salon or Krug Clos de Mesnil. With any luck, the Grand Cru Chardonnay-based bubbly will be expressive, generous and fine, though […]

SMALL DISCOVERIES

SMALL DISCOVERIES

January/February 2016 Glass of Bubbly Issue 10 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis With its iconic hand painted flower bottle, Perrier Jouet’s Cuvee Belle Epoque, formerly known as Fleur de Champagne, is one of the world’s most recognizable luxury brands, let alone Champagnes. To make their current releases even more memorable, the house teamed up young designers […]