Top 10 wines in the US press

Maison Roche de Bellene, Bourgogne Chardonnay Vieilles Vignes 2011, Burgundy, France

204Two “outstanding, moderately priced” white Burgundies and a Moscato, perfect for al fresco dining, were recommended by Dave McIntyre, writing in the Washington Post this week.

In rating this white Burgundy “exceptional”, McIntyre said: “Good news for wine lovers: basic Burgundy, as in Chardonnay and Pinot Noir labeled “Bourgogne,” is getting better and better. Maison Roche de Bellene is a negociant — producing wines from purchased grapes or blending purchased wines — run by popular winemaker Nicolas Potel and imported by Loosen Bros., the import company of famed German winemaker Ernst Loosen. It is impeccable, rich with tree fruit flavors and moderate oakiness. Consider this a mini-Meursault, and stock up.”

Price:  $23

4 Responses to “Top 10 wines in the US press”

  1. Rob Barnett says:

    You’d better have someone review your copy before posting…Walla Walla in Oregon?!

    2010 Buty Winery Red Blend “Rediviva of the Stones,” Walla Walla, Oregon, US

  2. Rob Barnett says:

    Same with this post…Columbia Valley in Oregon?!

    2011 Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot Indian Wells, Columbia Valley, Oregon, US

  3. Damien says:

    Better still, you’d better have someone review your copy before titling it “Top 10 wines in the US press” when there are only 9!

  4. Lauren Eads says:

    Hi Damien,

    If you scroll through the story, you will find that there are 10 including the slideshow tab.


Leave a Reply to Lauren Eads Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Various Sales Roles (London, Brighton, Bristol, South Wales and East Midlands)

Amathus Drinks Plc
London, Brighton, Bristol, South Wales and East Midlands, UK

Sales Opportunities

Alliance Wine

International Logistic Manager

Wine Source Group
Central London, UK


The Observatory, Old Oak Common Lane NW10 6DX, UK

Sales Manager & Brand Ambassador for Central England

Salcombe Gin
Central England, home office with extensive travel , UK

Director of On-Trade & Prestige

Signium Executive Search
South East England ideally, UK

Brand Marketing Assistant

Hatch Mansfield
Ascot, UK

Regional Account Manager

Scotland, UK

Retail Assistant Manager

The Whisky Exchange

Retail Supervisor

The Whisky Exchange

The City Wine Show

London,United Kingdom
13th Apr 2018

Prosecco Springs

London,United Kingdom
26th Apr 2018

Spirits & More

19th May 2018
Click to view more

The Global Malbec Masters 2017

the drinks business is proud to announce the inaugural Global Malbec Masters 2017

The Global Sparkling Masters 2017

the drinks business is thrilled to announce the launch of The Global Sparkling Masters.

Click to view more