Our beloved Burgundy’s immutable matrix of vineyards finds limitless expression not only through fluctuations of weather and season but through the humans who steward it. When the people behind the wines change, the wines change, as every choice from vine to bottle is informed by an active mind making decisions in the service of a unique aesthetic. Of course, the greatest of Burgundies seem to transmit the very savor of the earth, backgrounding the human influence as much as possible in service of the terroir; but allowing the land to speak in such a way involves a great degree of skill and intuition.
Sylvain Morey’s career path is a far cry from that of a typical Burgundian vigneron. As a boy, he worked among the vines with his larger-than-life father Jean-Marc and his grandfather Albert—two dyed-in-the-wool old-schoolers with whom we at Rosenthal partnered joyously for many years. Read More
Sylvain Morey’s career path is a far cry from that of a typical Burgundian vigneron. As a boy, he worked among the vines with his larger-than-life father Jean-Marc and his grandfather Albert—two dyed-in-the-wool old-schoolers with whom we at Rosenthal partnered joyously for many years. In the early 2000s…Read More
Having been known as the U.S. importer for Hubert Lignier for over 30 years, in 2014 we expanded our connection to the Lignier name through another branch of the family.
Wines: Bonnes Mares Grand Cru, Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Chambolle Musigny, Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru, Clos Saint-Denis Grand Cru, Gevrey Chambertin, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru “Les Combottes”, Marsannay Blanc, Morey-Saint-Denis 1er Cru “Clos des Ormes”, Morey-Saint-Denis Blanc, Morey-Saint-Denis Rouge
The Domaine Hubert Lignier has long had a reputation for its fine wines known for their concentration, depth and structure. We have had the extraordinary good fortune of commencing our relationship as the US importer for this estate with the 1978 vintage.
Wines: Bourgogne Aligoté, Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Bourgogne Rouge, Chambolle Musigny “Les Bussieres”, Chambolle Musigny 1er Cru “Les Baudes”, Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru, Fixin Blanc, Gevrey Chambertin “Les Seuvrées”, Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru “Aux Combottes”, Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru “La Perriere”, Morey Saint Denis, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Clos Baulet”, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Les Blanchards”, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Les Chaffots”, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Vieilles Vignes”, Nuits Saint Georges “Les Poisets”, Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru “Les Didiers – Hospices de Nuits – Cuvée Fagon”, Pommard “Les Chanlins”, Saint Romain Blanc “Sous le Chateau”
This small but outstanding domaine was created in 1840 by the great-grandfather of Régis Forey, the current proprietaire. One of the first estates to grace our portfolio (in 1982), we began our work with this gem in the village of Vosne Romanée when Jean Forey, the father of Régis, was the reigning vigneron.
Wines: Bourgogne Rouge, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru, Echezeaux Grand Cru, Morey St. Denis, Morey St. Denis 1er Cru, Nuits St. Georges, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Perrieres, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les St. Georges, Vosne Romanée, Vosne Romanee 1er Cru Les Gaudichots, Vosne Romanee 1er Cru Les Petits Monts
A committed classicist, Vincent Bitouzet has provided us with over thirty-years worth of structured, demanding, age-worthy, satisfying wines, both red and white, from the heart of the Cote de Beaune. Based in Volnay and blessed with extensive holdings in Meursault as well, this domaine is a tried and true standard bearer for all that is fundamentally good and sound in Burgundy: conscientious and sensitive work in the vineyards, respect above all for the specific character of each lieu-dit, patience and attention to detail in the cellar, and a commitment to producing wines of depth and, of critical importance, longevity.
Wines: Beaune 1er Cru “Cents Vignes”, Bourgogne Blanc, Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Bourgogne Rouge, Meursault “Clos du Cromin”, Meursault “Les Corbins”, Meursault 1er Cru “Charmes”, Meursault 1er Cru “Perrieres”, Meursault 1er Cru “Santenots”, Volnay, Volnay 1er Cru “Clos des Chenes”, Volnay 1er Cru “Les Aussy”, Volnay 1er Cru “Les Mitans”, Volnay 1er Cru “Pitures”, Volnay 1er Cru “Taillepieds”