One of the highlights of the year is the tasting of the latest vintage from Domaine Roulot in Meursault. The wines of Domaine Roulot is a benchmark for the whites in my view, as they always are among the best wines in each vintage - and furthermore … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2015s from cask
I taste only a few Burgundies here and there .. but still I normally I have most of the best wines from region on my snout-radar. But especially the Corton hill has a lot of hidden - disapointments and luckily a few gems as well. One of these … [Read more...] about The overlooked Corton Charlie from Domaine Simon Bize.
Traditions are great .. and it has become my Burgundy tradition to visit Domaine Dublère in the outskirts of Beaune each year. It's always great to meet Blair Pethel, as he is brutally honest about his own wines - what he likes and what he is … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Dublère – tasting of the 2015s from cask
Immense talent and effortlessness .. I always try to capture the core impressions and qualities of the estates I visit. I have followed Domaine Georges Noëllat since the 2011 vintage and have always been amazed by the effortless nature of the wines … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Georges Noëllat – tasting of the 2015s from Cask
To be honest I was very impressed indeed by the 2015s when I tasted them in June 2016 - it was before malo, so I was quite cautious not to be too exited, but already at that point I felt that something special was fermenting in the barrels in the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2015s from cask
Domaine Grivot has improved quality tremendously over the last 5 to 10 years, optimizing and improving the wines little by little each year. The wines are made with a lighter hand with the oak less present in the young wines, and since 2009 the … [Read more...] about Tasting of the 2014s from Domaine Grivot
Readers will know that I have a strong passion for German Riesling wines .. a passion that dates back to the early 1990s. I was therefore thrilled when I had the possibility to meet one of the new and upcoming stars of Rheingau Eva Fricke in … [Read more...] about The purity of perfection – Weingut Eva Fricke
Poetic ... I was thinking poetic on my way up the hill from Vougeot to Chambolle to taste the 2015s from Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé with winemaker Francois Millet. I tasted the 2015s before the malolactic fermentation in June 2016 and now I … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé tasting of the 2015s