Domaine des Varoilles

Burgundy

Burgundy

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Extraordinary Value: “Declassified” 5-Year-Old Premier Cru Red Burgundy

Sometimes it pays to do business face to face. This April, during a tasting at Domaine des Varoilles with owner Gilbert Hammel, he left the room suddenly,…

Bold New 2015 Red Burgundy under $40

The wines of the Domaine des Varoilles are at the bold end of the Burgundy spectrum. All of their cuvées come from Gevrey-Chambertin, a village known for…

Gorgeous, Intense, “Velvety” Gevrey-Chambertin

We spent yesterday afternoon tasting the 2017s at the Domaine des Varoilles. Winemaker Gilbert Hammel is a softspoken man making red Burgundies that are anything but. Gevrey-Chambertin…