Since 1760, Maison Delamotte has been a benchmark in Champagne. Their wine is among those preferred by the Champenois who recognize consistent quality and unwavering respect for the terroir, and for the the Côte des Blancs. Fashionable, yes, but...
Importer's Note:The sleepy village of Charly on the very western frontier of Champagne, is home to a number of interesting producers, none more than this newly-discovered house. It was formed by the union of the two eponymous families in 1968, five years...
James Suckling: 94 Points Attractive red berries, nectarines and biscuity notes with a hint of spice, too, and a sweet-smelling freshness to it. The palate delivers a very attractive and concentrated array of yellow stone fruit flavors. Smooth...
-Richard Juhlin, 4000 Champagnes“The Geoffroy family have been winemakers since the seventeenth century and the property has stayed in the family for almost 400 years, uninterrupted. In addition to prime parcels in Cumières, the family has...
Wine Enthusiast: 95 Points Dry and nicely mature, this complex wine is always among California’s best bubblies. It combines great balance, tiny bubbles and some very interesting flavors that make it as appealing as a well-cellared white...
Winemaker's Note:The Domaine Huet Petillant Vouvray is distinguished by a fine bubble. Shortly effervescent but not aggressive, it leaves room for fleshy expression of Chenin.
Winery Notes: Inspired by Huët’s revered Pétillant, Owner Tony Hwang introduced this fascinating sparkling wine in 2007.
This lovely sparkling rose is made from the two most important white grapes in the Douro: Gouveio and Malvasia Fina with a touch of the deeply colored red grape, Touriga Franca. It is made in the traditional method, where the second fermentation occurs...
The Vintage Brut Cuvée is the signature wine of Domaine Carneros. It encompasses the widest range of estate clones and vineyard blocks of the winery’s collection. The tapestry of flavors that result, married with the inherent finesse of the...
Domaine de la Fontainerie
As with the other "C" bottlings from this estate, the grapes for this cuvée are picked a bit more ripe than those for the other basic cuvées. When done for still wines, it tends to make for an off-dry wine, but when done for sparkling wine,...