One of my great moments this summer was a visit at Marchand-Tawse in Nuits-Saint-Georges. To be honest the visit came somewhat unannounced, as the visit was not planned in advance - so a surprise visit so to speak. So a bit unprepared from my … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marchand-Tawse – tasting of the red 2017s
A slightly strange year for me, as the autumn sort of was delayed a bit due to a minor set back. Now back in the game with a quick tasting of some Morey-Coffinet 2017 - seriously delightful wines - forward and vivid. I very happy to see the … [Read more...] about 2017 pleasures from bottle – Morey-Coffinet
On my May + June 2018 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to visit Armand Heitz at Domaine Heitz-Lochardet to taste the 2017s from cask. Armand Heitz, June 2018 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 red 2017s
Finally a return to Domaine Robert Sirugue in Vosne-Romanee to taste a new vintage from this fine but still slightly overlooked estate. I was at Sirugue almost 4 years ago to taste the 2013s - so quite some time to say the least, and I was … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Robert Sirugue – tasting of the 2017 vintage
A lovely surprice this summer, as I had the chance to visit Blair Pethel at Domaine Dublère to taste the 2017s from cask. Blair was actually quite eager to taste the new vintage .. a very good sign to be honest ... lovely wines in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Dublère – tasting of the 2017s reds from cask
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?