We all know someone who loves to immerse themselves in all things culture, past and present. Ultra knowledgeable about the finer points of music, literature, and film, they hold some pretty niche opinions and an impressive mental archive of…seemingly everything? But since they’re the go-to for advice and recommendations, what kind of gift can you get for them?
We think that a red wine from the Burgundy region should do the trick! These wine estates are steeped in prestige and ther powerful cuvées full of character.
Laurent Roumier is at the heart of Burgundy’s legendary Côte de Nuits, and his mastery is appreciated by many a wine connoisseur. His cuvées hail from some of the region’s finest appellations, including Chambolle-Musigny, Bonne-Mares, and Clos de Vougeot. Price range: €26-€210
Domaine des Lambrays is a real one for someone who likes to be a bit of a specialist. This estate owns almost all of the vines cultivated under the Clos des Lambrays Grand Cru, and the entirety of the estate’s produce is exceptional.
Domaine Hubert Lignier is your go-to if the culture vulture in your life is eco-conscious in their choices. A big focus on the quality of their vineyard puts Hubert Lignier’s organic and concentrated Burgundy wine firmly on the map.