Domaine Robert Sirugue is a relatively unknown producer in Vosne-Romanee, but quality is rising and the wines certainly deserves more acclaim than they have had for the last decade. While the name Sirugue may be relatively unknown to many, the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Robert Sirugue – tasting of the 2013 vintage
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.
Dujac have a special place in my Burgundy heart .... as it was one of the first estates I ever visited in Burgundy. I have followed Dujac in many years and while the quality always has been very high - I think the recent vintages are even a notch … [Read more...] about Visit – tasting of the 2013s from Domaine Dujac
On my November trip to Burgundy I had the pleasure to visit Domaine Dublère and taste the 2013s. A little background - Domaine Dublère was founded in 2003 by the American journalist Blair Pethel. The first vintage was 2004, and the domaine … [Read more...] about Visit – tasting of the red 2013s from Domaine Dublère
On my November 2014 trip to Burgundy I had the opportunity to taste the 2013s from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair. Expectations were high after tasting some very fine 2013s at other Domaines .. needless to say - I was not disappointed - the 2013s from … [Read more...] about Visit – Tasting of Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair 2013 from cask
On my November visit to Burgundy I had the opportunity to visit Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé for a tasting of the 2013 vintage from cask. The Vogüé tasting is sort of a benchmark tasting for me, as this is one of the very first estates I visited … [Read more...] about Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé – tasting of 2013s from Cask
Domaine George Noëllat is in my view possibly the brightest rising star in Burgundy currently ... and Maxime Cheurlin has in three vintages managed more than many vignerons do in a lifetime quality wise. Photo: Maxime Cheurlin - Domaine Georges … [Read more...] about Visit – Domaine Georges Noëllat tasting of the 2013s from Cask
One of the highlights on my November 2014 tour de Bourgogne was my very first visit at Domaine Cathiard. I have seen the wines from this Domaine improve tremendously over the years - a development that was accentuated when Sebastian Cathiard took … [Read more...] about Visit at Domaine Cathiard – tasting of the 2013 vintage
I have been tasting, drinking and buying the Domaine Leflaive wines since the early 1990s - and always considered these wines to be among the very very best whites from Burgundy. To be honest I had some slight doubts in the mid 2000s ... but from … [Read more...] about Visit at Domaine Leflaive – tasting the 2013 vintage