The wines of the Loire Valley are some of the greatest wines in the world. And yet they don’t have the high profile of peer regions, like Burgundy and Bordeaux. And that’s a shame! Loire wines offer something for everyone, in every context.
This Guide to the 10 Crus of Beaujolais is just a quick introduction and round-up. Throughout this post, we've linked to our more detailed blog posts on each Cru. But for now we hope this helps you on your exploration through the wonderful world of the 10 Crus of Beaujolais.
Beaujolais has been one of our favorites since we opened Flatiron. There’s probably no region that we, the Flatiron staff, drink more regularly. This blog shares all the reasons we love Beaujolais wine and why you should too!
This is the fourth and final post in our complete guide to the terroir of Sancerre. We're tacking the most common soil type in the region: Oxfordian Limestone!
Perhaps no other soil holds as much appeal to terroir-focused wine drinkers as Kimmeridgian limestone. It's a key ingredient in all the Grands Crus of Chablis and many of the greatest Champagnes of the Côtes des Blancs. You also find it in Sancerre.
What follows is a list of our TOP FIVE wine stories from 2019! While these wines may no longer be available, we think the information is interesting enough that we wanted to make it available to you, incase you'd like to revisit, for instance, the Atlantic coasts of Spain or the mountains of northern Italy.
Over the last several decades, the name Sancerre has become synonymous with premium dry white wine, making it the safe choice for consumers with no other requirements. As such, it's become one of wine's greatest hits, a wine region with nearly unparalleled brand recognition and customer devotion. This is fair, as virtually any Sancerre is taut, articulate, and often of reliably good quality.