UNFILTERED Archives: France

Domaine Pinson: Kimmeridgian Nobility

Domaine Pinson: Kimmeridgian Nobility
 There are only so many certainties in life; the Earth is round, water is 2 parts hydrogen to 1 part oxygen, Joanie loves Chachi, John Lennon was a musical genius, and no Chardonnay in the world tastes like Chablis. This...

Frantz Chagnoleau: Terroir-Driven Mâconnais Wines

Frantz Chagnoleau: Terroir-Driven Mâconnais Wines
Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau is a small estate run by two talented farmers and winemakers, Frantz Chagnoleau and his wife, Caroline Gon (winemaker at Héritiers du Comte Lafon). Frantz has a degree in oenology and cut his teeth working for Olivier...

January 2016 France, Austria, & Germany Tasting

January 2016 France, Austria, & Germany Tasting
Every January, Skurnik Wines hosts a trade tasting to present our German and Austrian selections. Last week, winemakers previewed their 2014 wines for Skurnik’s local and national customers at City Winery. The tasting also featured Daniel Johnnes’s French selections, as well as...

Champagne Doyard is a Master of Chardonnay

Champagne Doyard is a Master of Chardonnay
“Sophisticated and elegantly harmonious, Doyard’s wines number among the finest in the Côte des Blancs, demonstrating a remarkable personality and individuality. While they feel in keeping with the sensibilities of contemporary natural viticulture in their vitality and vinosity, there is...

Michel Tete Beaujolais Returns to Skurnik

Michel Tete Beaujolais Returns to Skurnik
“I have had the Juliénas many times and it always makes me smile. It is infectiously joyous: bright, juicy, pure, earthy and spicy.” – Eric Asimov, The New York Times We are very excited to welcome Domaine du Clos du Fief back...