39 celsius ... trying to find some shadow for the car on Place des Marronniers - then a short walk to Domaine Marc Roy. It's burning hot and even the short trip across RN974 is daunting mid-day - Vikings are not made for these temperatures. At … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marc Roy – tasting of the 2016 vintage
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 village of Chassagne-Montrachet offer a large range of fine producers - many producing high quality whites - but Domaine Morey-Coffinet seem to take the wines to a higher level than most in my view. Domaine Morey-Coffinet is managed by the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Morey-Coffinet – tasting of the 2016s
During my March 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the opportunity to visit Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé to taste the 2016 vintage from cask. I know the Vogüé wines very well, and they have been amongst my benchmark wines for 15 years .. i.e. the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé 2016s – impressions
On my March 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the opportunity to visit Chantereves - one of my favorite micro negociants in Burgundy - always a pleasure and a treat to visit this small estate and the good people behind it. Note to self - need to take … [Read more...] about Visit Maison Chantereves – first tasting of the 2016s