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BEST of the BEST 2014 | Leisure | International White Wines: Louis Jadot 2010 Chevalier-Montrachet Les Demoiselles

The past several years have witnessed significant changes at Burgundy’s Maison Louis Jadot. Last year the venerable négociant completed its first harvest in decades without the daily presence of Jacques Lardière, the master vigneron who retired at the end of 2012 after 42 years as Jadot’s technical director. A philosophical man who chose a career […]

BEST of the BEST 2014 | Leisure | International Red Wines: Penfolds 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Bin 707

When most wine collectors think of Australia, they think of Penfolds; and when they ponder Penfolds, their thoughts ineluctably drift toward Grange, the label’s flagship wine, which emphasizes Shiraz and was first produced commercially in 1952. Like Grange, Bin 707—which debuted with the 1964 vintage—is sourced from multiple vineyards in multiple regions that include Adelaide […]

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