This year Grand Jours de Bourgogne included a Dégustation Prestige of Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru ... as it did two years ago. It's a tasting of around 20 wines from the Clos de Vougeot vineyard - this year with the oldest being a 1989 from Domaine … [Read more...] about Dégustation Prestige – Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru
It's this time of the year - when I usually taste the lineup of Domaine Roulot - and why change a splendid tradition. The tasting of the 2016s were however somewhat different to the earlier years, as the frost had caused some adjustments to the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2016s from cask
The Danish Burgundy importer Vinrosen offer a large range of fine Burgundy wines - and their annual vintage tasting is therefore a great opportunity to visit a vintage - or should I say re-visit ,, and taste the wines from bottle. Impressions red … [Read more...] about Tasting of some 2015s .. how are they doing?
Good to be back at Domaine Dublère to taste the 2016s. Blair Pethel also suffered from the struggle with mother nature in this vintage, as the Savigny-Les-Beaune region was badly hit by the April 2016 frost. It's sad to see how the growers in this … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Dublère – tasting of the 2016s from cask
Dujac 2016 and 2015s on the menu on this fine November day - a unique possibility to taste these two quite magnificent vintages side by side. So I was really looking forward to this event, as Jeremy Seysses generously was ready to pop the corks … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Dujac tasting of the 2016s from cask
On my October 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to visit Armand Heitz at Domaine Heitz-Lochardet to taste the 2016s from bottle. Armand Heitz, October 2017 For further info about the estate see the article from the tasting of the tasting … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Heitz-Lochardet – tasting of the 2016s
On my October 2017 yrip I had the opportunity to vist Domaine Faiveley to taste the 2016 vintage. As last time Erwan Faiveley conducted the tasting himself, choosing a fine but limited selection of the best wines in the huge portfolio of Faiveley … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Faiveley – tasting of the 2016 vintage
Domaine Grivot seem to go from strength to strength making lovely and enjoyable wines. The 2015s showed very well indeed, with their generous and charming style. The 2016 vintage is quite another ballgame, as the April frost played a big role in how … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2016s from cask