Domaine Robert Groffier is located in Morey-Saint-Denis, as the neighbour of Domaine Clos de Tart. The estate, however, have no vineyards in Morey, and most of the vineyards are located in the Chambolle Musigny appellation with substantial … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Groffier Chambertin Clos de Bèze
One of the somewhat overlooked producers of the mighty Chambertin vineyard is Domaine Ponsot. It's a magnificent Chambertin and while the Clos de la Roche and the Clos Saint-Denis are great wines - the Chambertin is perhaps the most elusive and … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Ponsot Chambertin
Clos de la Roche is the king of Morey-Saint-Denis in some sense, and a vineyard that represent the tradition of the Morey-Saint-Denis appellation. This is a vineyard quite dominated by Morey producers with the largest being Domaine Ponsot and … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Leroy Clos de la Roche
The Chambertin from Domaine Armand Rousseau is by many regarded as the king of Chambertin. There is however a queen of the Chambertin vineyard that to some degree can rival the king. In fact the queen seem to reign the hill at least regarding … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Leroy Chambertin
Clos Saint Denis was sort of a overlooked and hidden treasure for me, as Clos de la Roche stole my attention when I began my interest in Morey-Saint-Denis with the 1988 vintage of Domaine Ponsot Clos de la Roche. My passion for Domaine Dujac and … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Dujac Clos Saint-Denis
Two words - Rousseau and Chambertin - expectations are building up, great wine ahead. While Domaine Armand Rousseau is a legendary estate in Burgundy, the history of the family holdings on Chambertin is rather limited seen in a Burgundian … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Armand Rousseau Chambertin
One of the vineyards that did very well indeed in the 2015 vintage was Clos Saint-Denis - as it seems that has produced cooler and more vibrant wines than vineyards like Clos de Tart and Clos de la Roche. I have tasted several truly excellent … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini Clos Saint-Denis
Some of the famours and best terroirs producing our beloved white Burgundies have actually produced red wines if one goes some decades or a century back. Gradually the production of red wines in the Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet … [Read more...] about Red Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles ? or a red Les Caillerets?