Some estates have been on my “must/need to visit” list for quite some time, as they in my view produce some of the best and most delicious Burgundies today. One such producer is Domaine Denis Bachelet in Gevrey-Chambertin. Domaine Denis … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Denis Bachelet – tasting 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.
The southern part of Burgundy offers a lot of treasures yet I have normally stopped my wine quest when I have reached the village of Chassagne-Montrachet. The beautiful Marange landscape This year I have however decided to make an effort to … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Chevrot – tasting of the 2016s from cask
My second visit at Domaine Pascal Bouley - after tasting the 2015s last year. I liked what I tasted from the 2015 vintage - so thought I would check out the 2016s also. I was not dissappointed - as Pierrick Bouley have produced some fresh and quite … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Pascal Bouley – tasting of the 2016 vintage
Back to where it all began - when Winehog was conceived in July 2011 - at a tasting of Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair. Back then it was the 2010 vintage now its the 2016 edition - how time flies! While the 2010 vintage still is my favourite vintage … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair – tasting of the 2016s
Rising star, rising this and rising that ..!!.. as a wine journalist one have to find new estates as new stars and rising talents all the time. This is the way the trade works - but in fact we sometimes tend to forget the less flamboyant … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc Millot, Tasting of the 2016s from cask
My second visit at Domaine Y. Clerget ... on a very hot June day in Pommard. Thibaud was just coming from the vineyard, where the vines were growing like there was no tomorrow ... I was very exited to taste the 2016s after tasting the 2015s … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Y. Clerget – tasting of the 2016s from cask
I was very impressed when I tasted the 2015s from Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux in January 2017. I was therefor eager to get back to taste the 2016s to see if Charles Lachaux has progressed further. At my last visit Charles Lachaux eagerly began to … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, tasting of the 2016s
Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini is a relatively new name in Gevrey-Chambertin, but the origin of the estate is the old Heresztyn domaine. Florence Heresztyn and her husband Simon Mazzini - who originates from Champagne - have made great improvements … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini – tasting of the 2016 vintage from cask