Domaine Jean-Marc Millot is a Burgundian delight; it is always a treat to visit this estate to taste the new vintage. This was equally the case for the 2018 vintage here, as Millot has caught the 2018s on the cool side, meaning that most of the wines … [Read more...] about Visit Jean-Marc Millot, Tasting of the 2018s from cask
I now travel to Burgundy 5 to 6 times a year to taste wines from the best producers.
From each visit I produce an article with tasting notes and relevant informations about the producer and the vintage at hand.
Domaine d'Eugenie is a iconic producer in more than one sense. Firstly, Domaine d'Eugenie is made up in part of the iconic vineyards from the old Rene Engel estate in Vosne-Romanée. Secondly, Domaine d'Eugenie is the creation of Francois Pinault, the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine d`Eugenie – tasting the 2017s
One of my yearly wine highlights is the tasting at Domaine Roulot, where I have the pleasure of sampling the latest vintage, normally from cask. This year was however different, as a trip to the hospital in March interfered with both my Trilogie … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2017s from bottle
This was my first visit to Domaine A.-F. Gros after tasting the wines several times at Vosne Millisime, Trilogie and Grands Jours de Bourgogne. I have not always been excited by the style here, but with a new team in place, I have heard much … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine A.-F. Gros, tasting of the 2018s from cask
Domaine Marc Roy is one of my favourite visits of the year, as the wines are always truly lovely, and they are still rather affordable. Bottom line: Visiting Alexandrine and her farther is always a treat, as they are lovely people. I rarely … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marc Roy – tasting of the 2018 vintage
I have begun to sample the red 2018 wines, and the style -- and even the quality -- of the vintage is somewhat irregular. 2018 is, in my view, quite a mysterious vintage, unlike any other. A lovely vintage at best, an inconsistent and rather … [Read more...] about Burgundy 2018 vintage report – red impressions
First visit for me at Domaine Cecile Tremblay ... late Wednesday .. even a little late .. (not the best timing ever on this trip). But 17:08 received by the smiling Cecile ... ready to present the 2018s. The 2018s here a rich, vivid and … [Read more...] about Visit Cecile Tremblay .. tasting the 2018s
Fine tasting at Domaine Jean-Marc Millot with Alix Millot. A big vintage with some very lovely wines - as Alix have made lightly extracted wines with a modest impression of oak. Vivid and vibrant wines - some surprises - yet in general very … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc Millot