I'm working on several articles about the vineyards in Vosne Romanee, and discovered some new historic details about the Romanee Saint-Vivant vineyard. There are still a lot of work to do, but there are some interesting findings that I would like … [Read more...] about Romanee Saint-Vivant – new historic details
Have you ever heard about the vineyard Vosne-Romanee Derriére le Four - most likely not. The vineyard is nevertheless mentioned by both Danguy & Aubertin (1892) and Rodier (1920) as one of the better vineyards in Vosne-Romanee. But what happened … [Read more...] about Vosne-Romanee Derriére Le Four – the lost vineyard
Meursault Blagny is quite well known among Burgundy drinkers and collectors, but have you ever heard about Le Blagny-Blanc? The appellations of Burgundy are numerous and the system is not always logical and straightforward, so I often turn to … [Read more...] about Le Blagny-Blanc – overlooked and forgotten?
The vineyards in Burgundy are numerous, and some are not even included in detailed maps over Burgundy. One of these vineyards is Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru Les Demoiselles. I tried to find the location on my trusted standard map - the Atlas Vins … [Read more...] about Les Demoiselles – Puligny 1er cru and part of Chevalier-Montrachet
Richebourg is a legendary vineyard - and while Romanee-Conti, La Romanee and La Tache are regarded as slightly better, most Burgundy lovers can tell you about a very special moment with a bottle of Richebourg. My Richebourg moment was Henri … [Read more...] about Richebourg – history, plots and owners – new update
In my first article about the Romanee-Saint-Vivant we uncovered the history of the vineyard ending up with a list of the curent owners of RSV - see the first article about Romanee-Saint-Vivant here. This article is about the wines made from … [Read more...] about Romanee-Saint-Vivant – the wines, domaines and negociants
Echézeaux is one of the largest grands crus of the whole Côte d'Or. It’s divided into a number of plots or climats the vineyard, located around the smaller Grands-Echézeaux. I have tasted some very good bottles of Echezeaux, but also some very … [Read more...] about Echezeaux – Grand cru standard?