The Ultimate Patriarch

“It felt pre-destined at the time and not accidental, even now. You infected us all with your own purity in our relationship with wine, which is more than anything that united us, I think (though it might have been the…

Le Rouge de Cornus, Cabernet Franc, 2011, Domaine de la Garrelière (Touraine, Loire Valley, France) $18

In 1973, the Plouzeau family acquired this property near Richelieu, named after the notorious 16th and 17th century French cardinal turned statesman, who built the town. Certified biodynamic, they practice minimal intervention meaning using native yeast, little sulfur and no…