The first wines in Chateauneuf du Pape were planted by the Romans. The best preserved ancien amphitheater built by the Romans in all Europe is in the city of Orange, not far from Chateauneuf. Continue reading
In the Loir et Cher region of France you will find the extremly lovely village of Troo. If you ever go there, you should go and have lunch or dinner in an old chapel restaurant called the Auberge Sainte Catherine.
Le Clos du Marquis was established in 1902 and to this day the quality of wine produced is impeccable. Thanks to the terroir and blend, the wine is more flexible and more easily accessible than “Léoville Las Cases” but perhaps a bit less profound. Le Clos du Marquis is often seen as the second wine of Las Cases when in fact, this is a first wine that is at the level of a number of Grands Crus.
Krug Grande cuvee is the real Archetype of the philosophy of this Champagne company and the savoir faire of pasionate people at Krug.