A Chablis Producer to Discover

Louis and Catherine Poitout

Louis and Catherine Poitout Chablis is located in northern Burgundy, producing wines of gunflint smokiness and finesse, a signature of its chalky Kimmeridgian soils. Chardonnay struggles to ripen in its cold terroir of limestone clay with flavors no region in the world can reproduce. Quite different than the rest of Burgundy down south, Chablis is firm but not harsh, reminiscent ... Read More »

Domaine Pavelot: A Prize in Savigny-Les-Beaune

Barrels at Domaine Pavelot

Since the French Revolution, the Pavelot family has been making wine is Savigny-Les-Beaune, a small village just below the hill of Corton, in the center of Cote d’Or. Domaine Pavelot was passed from father to son and operated primary as a negociant operation. It was not until after World War II that the family began to bottle their own wine. ... Read More »

Domaine Hudelot Baillet: Outstanding Quality in Burgundy

Hudelot Baillet Cellar Door

Winemakers in the Chambolle-Musigny region of the Cote des Nuits for four generations, the Hudelot family has a long-standing reputation for quality. Using land inherited from his father Paul, Domaine Hudelot Baillet was established by Joel Hudelot and his wife Chantal Baillet in 1981. Today the estate is comprised of 8.5 hectares (about 21 acres), of which one is planted ... Read More »