Grands Jours de Bourgogne is one of the opportunities to check out new producers, and to evaluate progress amongst the known producers. I have found a quite few producers that are worth taking a look at - as progress have been made - and a few new … [Read more...] about Grands Jours – Discovered and rediscovered
Back in Denmark from a long Grands Jours de Bourgogne - sadly some of the trip partly spoiled by a cold ... but I did manage to taste a lot of wines. In general the quality level has improved over the last years, and the number of awfull and … [Read more...] about Grands Jours de Bourgogne – aftermath
Seeing Stephen Hawking pass away after many years of battle with illness - I felt both sad and inspired - and remembered his famous qoute. “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” This also apply to … [Read more...] about A Winehog Howl!
Grands Jours de Bourgogne 2018 has now started - and with that a tremendous lineup of tastings - some a part of the official program, and some held by growers, agents, and associations - in connection with the official program. It's impossible to … [Read more...] about Grands Jours de Bourgogne 2018 #1
While I have a soft spot for the Clos Saint-Denis from Domaine Arlaud the Bonnes Mares is the top wine of this fine estate. The wines of Domaine Arlaud have in my view been somewhat overlooked, but the quality in recent vintages seem to generate … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Arlaud Bonnes Mares
The Echezeaux 2014 from Benjamin Leroux is a fine wine in the making - without reaching for the stars - so to speak. The nose offer lovely forward fruit - juicy with lovely spicy red and dark berries - notes of violets, hints of peony rose and … [Read more...] about Benjamin Leroux, Echezeaux 2014
Clos de la Roche is the king of Morey-Saint-Denis in some sense, and a vineyard that represent the tradition of the Morey-Saint-Denis appellation. This is a vineyard quite dominated by Morey-Saint-Denis producers with the largest being Domaine … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche
The Beaune Aigrots Blanc from Montille is a delightful wine. This is from a plot in the bottom of the Aigrots vineyard - just above Pertuisots, and near the Clos des Ursules - in the southern half of the Beaune appellation. For a white Beaune it's … [Read more...] about Domiane de Montille, Beaune Aigrots 2014