The first impressions I get from the new vintage is often an extensive tasting at Maison Philippe Pacalet. The wines from Pacalet are perfect for this purpose as the finish malolactic fermentation very early and even more importantly they have a … [Read more...] about Visit Philippe Pacalet – tasting the 2015s – the village wines
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.
On my March trip to Burgundy I had the pleasure to revisit Chantereves- one of the rising stars within the world of micro negociants. Tomoko explaining about the new wine Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Damodes Chantereves, Savigny, Rhingau and … [Read more...] about Visit – Maison Chantereves – tasting the 2015 reds
Chateau de la Tour is the largest owner of Clos de Vougeot with large holdings in the center of this enormous Grand Cru. In normal years Francois Labet makes two cuvees of Clos de Vougeot - the Cuvée Classique and the Cuvée Vieilles Vignes, and … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Chateau de la Tour Clos de Vougeot V.V.