Month: February, 2022

Château la Nerthe: yesterday and today

It’s been around for centuries, but recent investment and innovation make Château la Nerthe an estate to watch. Here, we take a closer look at this Châteauneuf-du-Pape property’s upward trajectory.  “Château la Nerthe may have been around for five centuries,” says Catriona Felstead MW, Wine Buyer at Berry Bros. & Rudd, “but there is absolutely […]

Promontory: slowly unfolding

In the heart of the Napa Valley, the Harlan family’s latest venture stands apart. We sat down with winemaker David Cilli to get to grips with what makes Promontory such a unique place – and what that means for the wines slowly maturing in the cellars. It doesn’t take a geologist to see that Promontory […]

Our finest expression yet: the 2020 Reserve White

The new 2020 vintage of our Own Selection Reserve White has arrived. It’s a new premium blend, and a brilliant alternative to white Burgundy, says Catriona Felstead MW.  This year, we introduce the new rendition of our Reserve White. The latest vintage comes courtesy of Collovray & Terrier, who have made this vintage the finest to date.  WHAT IS IT?  The new Reserve White blend comes courtesy of winemakers Jean-Luc Terrier and Christian Collovray. It’s 100% Chardonnay, sourced exclusively from their domaine in […]

Champagne Pierre Péters: deep roots

The Péters family have a proud history in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger – though some of their greatest vintages are just around the corner. “In wine, the long-term point of view is more important than the individual,” says Rodolphe Péters, sixth-generation Champagne grower, and the third to run the family firm, Champagne Pierre Péters. Each of his forebears […]