A few years back one could find wines from Domaine Coquard-Loison-Fleurot in local supermarkets in Beaune, and quite a lot of the wine from this estate was sold to negociants. Things are however changing rapidly - and the Coquard-Loison-Fleurot wines … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Coquard-Loison-Fleurot – tasting the 2017s from cask
Domaine Thomas-Collardot is one of the new discoveries of 2018 - a relatively new and small estate, making some vivid and pure wines in Puligny-Montrachet. To be honest the Puligny-Montrachet scene has been somewhat quiet the last years but … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Thomas-Collardot – tasting the 2017s from cask
There once was a man, that in his lifetime, became known as the “Saint of Volnay”. He earned the name; He was instrumental in building the town school , he restored the Volnay church, and in 1809 he named the Hospices de Charite’ the inheritor of … [Read more...] about Collins Corner #17 – Blondeau of Volnay
The alcohol level of Burgundy wines is in my view becoming increasingly important. In the old days it was often a struggle to reach a sufficient level of ripeness and alcohol - hence the wines were often chaptalized to compensate for lack of … [Read more...] about Burgundy and Alcohol levels – what the label say!
Great to be back at Domaine Jean-Marc Millot with Alix Millot taking a stronger and more prominent role at the estate - and clearly getting the room and freedom to make changes and improvements. The 2017s here are as expected lovely and … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc Millot, Tasting of the 2017s from cask
The legendary 1er cru Vosne-Romanée Cros Parantoux was introduced by Henri Jayer in 1978 - before this the wine from this now famous vineyard was included in the Vosne-Romanée village of Domaine Henri Jayer. In connection with the Baghera/Wine … [Read more...] about The Henri Jayer Insight – Cros Parantoux the area and production
On June 17th 2018 an amazing 855 bottles and 209 magnums of Henri Jayer Burgundies were on auction in Geneva. The auction is held by Baghera/Wine and the wines comes directly from the cellar of the former Henri Jayer estate in Vosne-Romanée - as the … [Read more...] about Henri Jayer Insight – The production in the 1978 vintage
Nuits-Saint-Georges is Les Argilliéres or Clos des Argilliéres is a favorite of mine - a 1er cru located in the center of Premeaux at the southern end of the Nuits-Saint-Georges appellation. The by far largest owner of this delightful terroir … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Patrice Rion, Nuits-Saint-Georges Clos des Argilliéres