The 2022 Vintage at Domaine Clos des Rocs: Singular Renderings of an Elite Maconnais Terroir

His home appellation of Pouilly-Loché may remain little known, but Olivier’s hugely expressive single-site bottlings stand comfortably alongside any white Burgundies from those pricier zip codes to the north.

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Joaquin: Auteur of Aglianico; Freethinker of Fiano

The wines of Joaquin are bold and startling, offering an experience akin to eating unpasteurized cheese for the first time: a new sensation but one somehow deeply familiar, accompanied by the feeling that this is how it’s supposed to be but so rarely is.

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The 2022 Vintage at Domaine Anita: Cru Beaujolais of Power and Clarity

Anita’s wines exude liveliness and vigor, capturing the essence of Gamay grown in great sites, yet nearly transcending the category in their incorporation of fine, close-focus mineral elements.

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Foreau’s Peerless Vouvray Brut: Another Side of Chenin Blanc

From their enviable holdings in the tuffeau heart of the appellation, father and son Philippe and Vincent Foreau shepherd into bottle scintillating, kaleidoscopic wines which vibrate with mineral intensity, maintaining their haunting depth and laser-like precision even at triple-digit levels of residual sugar or in the presence of bubbles.

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The Beauty of Cassis Blanc: Sublime Seaside Wines from Domaine du Bagnol

Bagnol’s duo of their flagship Cassis Blanc and the singular “Caganis” represents an apex expression of Mediterranean white wine, both wines displaying a combination of southerly generosity, textural complexity, and salty cut that places them well within the ranks of better-known peers in fancier appellations.

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La Torre: New Releases from RWM’s Oldest Tuscan Partnership

Brunello developed a reputation for richness and heft over the years, and while it is undoubtedly more substantial than its counterparts in Chianti and Montepulciano, traditional Brunello should still express the inherent freshness and lift of Sangiovese. Thankfully, La Torre’s does so with aplomb, its character given added finesse due to La Sesta’s poor soil and high altitude.

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The Iconic Enfer d’Arvier from Danilo Thomain Returns

With his two hectares in production—one of which he cleared and planted himself several years ago—Danilo stands as the only independent bottler of wine in this zone whose viticultural records date back to the 13th century.

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Welcome to Rosenthal Wine Merchant

Rosenthal Wine Merchant is one of the most respected importers of fine wine in the United States. From the outset, founder and CEO Neal Rosenthal has been devoted to working with small, family-owned estates producing limited quantities of exceptional wines which reflect their place of origin with great character. Over forty years later, the Rosenthal portfolio encompasses nearly every viticultural area of France and Italy, as well as Switzerland’s Vaud and Valais districts, Spanish Catalonia, and, most recently, four of Austria’s major winegrowing regions. Every wine bearing the iconic Rosenthal back label speaks clearly of its origins, and we pride ourselves on extraordinarily close relationships with our growers – multi-generational, family-run enterprises that share the company’s founding commitment to the notion of terroir.

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