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Wine of the Day: Domaine Cheveau Macon Davaye ‘Les Belouzes’ 2014 4-6-16

Domaine Cheveau Macon Davaye Les Belouzes, Burgundy 2014 750 ($24.95) Buy Now: $21.90 special
Case-12 Domaine Cheveau Macon Davaye Les Belouzes, Burgundy 2014 750ML ($279.95) Buy Now: $219 special (that’s only $19.92/bottle!)
cheveau-macon davayeDomaine Cheveau deliver, principally, two crucial things: value and terroir. Their cuvees succinctly and playfully get at the heart of what each vineyard is trying to say. With “Les Belouzes”, it’s a triangulation of honeysuckle, toast, and lemon  which lingers on the palate without overstaying its welcome. This is the kind of bottle to convert Chardonnay-sayers over to the good side. Fantastic wine. – TylerRead the rest

Wine of the Day: Michel Lafarge Bourgogne Rouge 2005 4-5-16

Domaine Michel Lafarge Bourgogne Pinot Noir, Burgundy 2005 750ML ($59.95) Buy Now: $49 special

Lafarge 2005 BurgundyNew releases of old wines feel like a secret you’ve been let in on. I’m not talking about hundred-plus dollar wines buried under a decade of patience – though those can certainly be a treat! – but rather those bottles you walk past in a shop and take a second, third, and fourth glance at. The price seems right but the vintage evokes memories of former selves: poor fashion choices, friends we’ve lost touch with, long-forgotten celebrity scandals and political strife…

The 2005 Bourgogne-level Pinot from Lafarge is nothing short of a postcard from Volnay. Dark fruits mingle with sizzling acidity, a touch of meatiness, and a hint of black tea; there’s a paradoxical blend of freshness with maturity here which is intriguing without being distracting.… Read the rest