During the last year or so I have heard from many that Charles Lachaux has made tremendous progress at Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux - the style has changed to a lighter and more floral style - with less oak and less extraction. I must say that I was … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, tasting of the 2015s
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.
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 always love to taste the wines from Oliver Lamy, as they offer lovely and very dependable enjoyment .. vintage after vintage. I have visited Lamy several times - always a great experience and treat - se articles from earlier visits can be seen … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Hubert Lamy – tasting of the 2015 vintage
Sitting in my car writing these tasting notes, while I'm overlooking La Tâche .. -7.5 Celsius .. but with a inner warmth of the aftertaste of Romanée-Conti 2015 .. a truly memorable moment of Burgundian beauty. Just out from a lovely tasting of … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – tasting of the 2015s from cask
Burgundy is about all change - and since I have been collecting Bourgundian wines for almost 25 years, a lot of changes has happened since I began to buy wines from the region. When I began the "Parker wave" in Burgundy had just started (in view … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Fourrier, tasting of the 2015s
On my November trip I had the opportunity to retaste the 2015s from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair - the wines I first tasted in June 2016. The 2015 lineup did look both impressive and delightful in June, but I had question marks regarding a few … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair – tasting of the 2015s update
I have been following the progress of Domaine Trapet over the years, and when I tasted the 2010s I got really exited and thrilled by the airy lightness that had entered the character of the wines. Not to be specific .. this could have happened at … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Trapet – Tasting the 2015s from cask
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