French Addictions

I have to admit...

I have a serious problem.

My love for Meursault goes so far

as to tell my husband

I want to be buried there!

I'm sure the winery owners would agree.



This J.M. Boillot Chardonnay hails from Meursault, a smaller sub-region in Burgundy, France. It produces some of the world's finest white wines.

The name Meursault loosely translates to

"Sea Sun" or "Sunseeker,"

but I truly believe the SOIL

to be the determining factor of greatness.

The water table below the ground

is so far beneath,

the vines have to really stretch and strain to receive nutrients.

I believe this struggle creates the

tension and minerality necessary to

truly highlight the Chardonnay grape.

It's lean, limestone, and lovely.

Think bright stone fruits, slight nuttiness, and clean acidity. Perfect.

$65.99/ bottle


HOW CAN WE MAKE CHAMPAGNE

EVEN MORE FLAVORFUL?




Produce the wine from all red varietals! This beauty of a Blanc de Noir is a wonderful, but albeit unusual ratio of

80% Pinot Meunier

20% Pinot Noir​

The MOUSSÉ family has lived in

the Marne River Valley since 1650,

and bottled their first Champagne in 1923!

They plant all 3 varietals allowed by law,

but have a serious affection for

Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

This allows for a much more

fruit-forward expression-

Unripen strawberry, and blueberry notes.

Less brioche, more chalky minerality.

Delicious Blanc de Noir!

$59.99


BOTH OF THESE WINES ARE AVAILABLE AT

SOMM WINES

102 E. BRIGGS AVE

FAIRFIELD, IOWA

Feel free to call or text 702-528-8101 with any questions or your order.

As always, thank you for reading! Education is my favorite part of the wine game...

Well, that and drinking!

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