I had the pleasure of tasting a few of the Méo-Camuzet 2016s during the Grand Jours de Bourgogne. Jean-Nicolas Méo was as usual showing a range of his wines at the big Grands Jours de Bourgogne tasting at Clos de Vougeot. A rather intense … [Read more...] about Domaine Méo-Camuzet … tasting a few 2016s
855 bottles of Henri Jayer + 209 magnums of Henri Jayer - too good to be true - actually not. The daughters of Henri Jayer - Lydie and Dominique Jayer - have put the remaining wine collection of the former Henri Jayer estate on auction in … [Read more...] about Last chance to get a genuine bottle of Henri Jayer?
Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat have a gorgeous collection of vineyards - and Charles van Canneyt has steadiley improved the quality over the last years. The 2015s and the 2016s have moved Hudelot-Noëllat up into another league, and especially the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, Richebourg
The portfolio of Domaine Armand Rousseau is large and prominent, including some of the best wines made in the Gevrey-Chambertin appellation. One wine is however somewhat overlooked and perhaps even a bit misunderstood and that is the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Armand Rousseau, Charmes-Chambertin
Gevrey-Chambertin is Rousseau and Domaine Armand Rousseau is Gevrey-Chambertin - to a large extend, as this fabulous and legendary estate have done so much to increase the fame and fortune of the appellation. But in all fairness Domaine Armand … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Armand Rousseau Clos de la Roche (update)
Frédéric Mugnier is in my view producing some of the most enchanting wines of Burgundy - delicate, complex and sensual. Top of the Mugnier line is the mighty Musigny, so lets take a closer look at the terroir behind this magnificent … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine J.-F. Mugnier Musigny (update)
Musigny is a relatively large vineyard yet the Musigny wines are becoming a very rare treat these days, as the demand for this illusive and mineral driven wine is increasing by the hour it seems. Until recently the Joseph Drouhin Musigny was … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Joseph Drouhin Musigny
This article is about one of the overlooked Gevreys Grand Crus and one of the slightly forgotten wines of a prominent "Vosne" estate located in Morey-Saint-Denis. I'm of cause referring to the the sensual and sexy Chapelle-Chambertin from Domaine … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Cecile Tremblay Chapelle-Chambertin