- Publisher: REVUE VIGNERON
- French language
- Publication date: 11/2022
- Weight: 900g
- Number of pages: 202
VIGNERON is a prestigious quarterly magazine. He is the voice of the greatest winegrowers in France and elsewhere.
In this number:
Often described as the most tannic and powerful of the Côte de Nuits wines, the wines of this 310 hectare appellation, 97% red, nevertheless enjoy a great diversity of style, particularly in the part adjoining Vosne-Romanée. With its 41 premier crus, Nuits-Saint-Georges offers wines at “reasonable” prices for the wine enthusiast. Here is for you a non-exhaustive selection and an overview of its most famous climates.
CHATEAU SMITH HIGH LAFITTE
For Florence and Daniel Cathiard, it was a second life as full as the first. A challenge perhaps even greater. A significant investment and not just financial. In their hands, this pearl of the Graves has metamorphosed to become this enchanted and enchanting place.
It has established itself in just a few years: since the event sale of Henri Jayer's cellar, it is the rare wine auction house that everyone is talking about. Its founders, Michael Ganne and Julie Carpentier, shared their philosophy with us and opened the doors to the cellar of the Cros Parantoux winemaker, with the kind permission of the master's daughter, Lydie Jayer.
CHATEAU DE LA CHAIZE
Historic estate, listed castle, past glory: La Chaize was dozing while Beaujolais, under the influence of a young generation of winegrowers, is reconnecting with its terroir. Its new owner has begun a titanic project to restore the property to its splendor but also to its local wines.
DOMAIN OF PAS DE L’ESCALETTE
20 years ago, decided to embrace their winemaking destiny, Julien and Delphine Zernott landed here. In this wild beauty, they did not imagine that the wines could not be good. Armed with unfailing tenacity and powerful convictions, they have created some of the best wines from the Terrasses du Larzac.
It's a gem from the Napa Valley, a still little-known wine, under the radar of specialists, but which has benefited from the attention of the best winemakers. Because its owner, Maurice Marciano, the co-founder of the “Guess” empire, has put all his passion into this unique adventure. Report at the foot of the Mayacamas.
The oldest of the houses, founded in 1584, at a time when the bubble was not yet the very definition of “Champagne wine”, produced high quality vintages where the purity and permanence of the style were able to seduce amateurs. . A look back at the great history of this little house like no other.
A huge territory sharing a common culture and diverse wines, the South-West is full of talents, stories and indigenous grape varieties forming a country of exciting contrasts and sublime nectars between the Pyrenees, the Atlantic Ocean, the Garonne valley and the Massif Central. Committed winegrowers exercise their know-how there, offering lovers of great local wines. We met them.
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