The Third time I taste the Montrachet 2014 from Bouchard and it's still a tremendous wine - and somehow it's slightly difficult to understand the diverging opinions about this wine. It's intense and quite rich currently, lovely balance and intensity … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Montrachet 2014
The 1990 Le Corton from Bouchard is now approaching maturity. One of the most consistent wines of the large Bouchard portfolio. In the bouquet red fruits, quite some floral notes, forest floor and a slight hint of truffle peel ... fine complexity. On … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Le Corton 1990
The Corton Charlemagne 1990 is now almost fully mature, but still fresh and very vivacious. The nose offer hazelnuts, hints of Belle de boskoob - intensely mineral still with a bit of citrus note. On the palate, generous, intense and mineral driven, … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 1990
Domaine Marc Roy is one of my favorite visits in Gevrey - always lovely wines here - and June seems to be a good time to taste the wines, as they often are quite far in their development in cask and will be bottled already in the fall. Now you … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marc Roy – tasting of the 2017 vintage
Tasting wine can be somewhat unpredictable .. normally I like to taste the reds from Maison Chantereves early but prefer to taste the whites later.. in the 2017 vintage it's actually the whites that are showing most ready to taste at this … [Read more...] about Visit Chantereves – tasting of the 2017s from cask
When I enter my ticket and pay the admittance fee at one of the Toll-stations that marks the entrance to the magic garden of Burgundy, I know I'm home where my heart belongs. It's the home of the greatest wines of the world, the most famous … [Read more...] about Burgundy; Passion or Business !
The 2017s are by nature pretty, charming and transparent wines, a bit on the solaire (sunny) side - with a delicate freshness, and a effortless balance. So this is not what collectors will call a great vintage - but in my view there are an lot of … [Read more...] about 2017 insights from two weeks of tastings
Comte Louis-Michel Liger-Belair of Chateau de Vosne-Romanée has just entered an agreement with Le Chateau du Clos de la Commaraine to help them making the wine from their 3.75 ha large monopole vineyard in Pommard. Clos de la Commaraine is a … [Read more...] about Louis-Michel Liger-Belair to help Clos de la Commaraine in Pommard