Dark and meaty but oh so fresh and floral, Northern Rhone is where Syrah can achieve its most extraordinary balance. Australian Shiraz can evolve beautifully and achieve an indulgent balance of dark fruits and chocolate.
The ever-popular Chardonnay grape is grown throughout the world, but in Burgundy, the combination of climate, soil and tradition makes for its most celebrated expression.
Like no other Champagne house does Bollinger stand for full-bodied, muscular and oxidative Champagnes. Pinot Noir is without doubt the driving force behind those highly concentrated, yeasty and creamy bubbles.
Domaine Méo-Camuzet is one of the most famous producers in legendary Côte de Nuits village Vosne-Romanée, and therefore in all of Burgundy. The Domaine holds parcels in the most prestigious vineyards - Richebourg, Clos de Vougeot, Corton and Echézeaux.
Châteauneuf-du-Pape is one of the oldest appellations in France. It stands for powerful, full-bodied red wines made predominantly from the classic southern Rhône grape trio: Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre (GSM).
Chateau Troplong Mondot is one of the most highly-regarded and esteemed chateaux of the entire right bank in Bordeaux. Its wines are true powerhouses and have always been known for its high intensity and their ability to age gracefully.
This issue is about a domaine that does not need to be introduced to any wine enthusiast - Jacques Selosse. The domaine, or more precisely current proprietor, Anselme Selosse, is THE most famous of all grower producers and enjoys an almost godlike reputation for transforming Champagne-making in its entirety.