Dujac 2016 and 2015s on the menu on this fine November day - a unique possibility to taste these two quite magnificent vintages side by side. So I was really looking forward to this event, as Jeremy Seysses generously was ready to pop the corks … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Dujac tasting of the 2016s from cask
Producer Visits - 2016 vintage
The tasting of the 2016 vintage began already in January 2017, with a few samples.
First larger tastings began in late March 2017 and continued with tasting in June 2017, and will continue in October and November 2017.
Finally I expect to taste more January and March 2018 - ending around the Grands Jours de Bourgogne.
One of the best visits I had in 2017 was at Domaine Jean-Marc Vincent in Santenay. Several friends have been encouraging me to visit Jean-Marc Vincent and his wife Anne-Marie to taste their lovely wines. Sometimes I’m a bit slow .. but finally I … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc Vincent – Tasting the 2016s from cask
I was ready and looking forward - my second visit of Domaine Trapet - and my last visit of the November 2017 tour of Burgundy. A great pleasure to visit Jean-Louis Trapet, as he is one of visionary frontrunners of biodynamic viticulture in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Trapet – Tasting the 2016s from cask
On my October 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to visit Thomas Bouley at Domaine Jean-Marc et Thomas Bouley to taste the 2016s from cask. I have tasted a few wines from Thomas Bouley before - but never visited the estate before - another … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc et Thomas Bouley – tasting of the 2016s
On my October 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to visit Armand Heitz at Domaine Heitz-Lochardet to taste the 2016s from bottle. Armand Heitz, October 2017 For further info about the estate see the article from the tasting of the tasting … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Heitz-Lochardet – tasting of the 2016s
Maison Joseph Drouhin is in my view among the very best of the large negociants in Burgundy these days. But to be honest - to speak about Maison and the associated Negociant term - is somehow both misleading and old fashioned - as this is very … [Read more...] about Visit Joseph Drouhin – tasting the red 2016s from cask
On my October 2017 yrip I had the opportunity to vist Domaine Faiveley to taste the 2016 vintage. As last time Erwan Faiveley conducted the tasting himself, choosing a fine but limited selection of the best wines in the huge portfolio of Faiveley … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Faiveley – tasting of the 2016 vintage
Domaine Grivot seem to go from strength to strength making lovely and enjoyable wines. The 2015s showed very well indeed, with their generous and charming style. The 2016 vintage is quite another ballgame, as the April frost played a big role in how … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2016s from cask