There are many relatively unknown estates in Burgundy, and while I do see and taste a lot of Burgundy bottles I actually never noticed Domaine Rougeot in Meursault. Some estates have been famous and well known in previous decades ... and some … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Rougeot – tasting of the red 2015s and 2016s
Producer Visits - 2015 vintage
The tasting of the 2015 vintage began already in March 2016, with a few tastings.
I continued with tastings in June 2016 and November 2016. Next trip was January 2017 - and finally I tasted a large range of wines in March 2017 - including the Trilogie tasting at Clos de Vougeot.
In total 51 tastings and visits.
Fame and glory is sometimes not fairly distributed in Burgundy - and especially estates outside the main appellations seem to struggle to get the acclaim they deserves. One of these estates is Chandon de Briailles in Savigny Les Beaune .. a … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Chandon de Briailles – tasting of the 2015s from cask
Benjamin Leroux is one of the most talented winemakers of his generations. A few years back he resigned from his job as régisseur at Comte Armand, and is now focusing on this own negociant business in Beaune. Maison Benjamin Leroux was launched … [Read more...] about Visit: Benjamin Leroux – tasting of the 2015s
I do have my favourite estates in Burgundy – and Domaine Antoine Jobard is certainly one of them. I have tasted, enjoyed, engulfed and consumed many bottles from this estate – hence I have tasted a lot of the wines produced over the last 10 years and … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Antoine Jobard – tasting of the 2015s from cask
On my March 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to revisit Armand Heitz at Domaine Heitz-Lochardet to retaste some of the 2015s from bottle. I tasted the 2015s for the first time in June 2016 - before bottling - and I have revisited the wines … [Read more...] about Visit – Domaine Heitz-Lochardet – tasting of the 2015s
I have had many great moments with the wines from Domaine des Comtes Lafon over the years, and have enjoyed vintages from 1982 and forward. I have been lucky to taste more white Burgundies from this fabled estate than from any other estate in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine des Comtes Lafon – tasting of the 2015s
My March 2017 trip to Burgundy included a lovely visit to Domaine Hudelot-Noellat in Vougeot. I have follow these wines over the years but actually not visited the estate. Charles Van Canneyt of Domaine Hudelot-Noellat We were received by … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Hudelot-Noellat – tasting of the 2015s
I was delighted that I had the opportunity to visit Domaine Leflaive on my March 2017 trip to Burgundy ... to taste some of the 2015s with the new manager of the estate Pierre Vincent. Me and Leflaive - we go back many years - and she … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Leflaive, Tasting of the 2015s from cask