On my recent visit to Burgundy I had the opportunity to visit one of the new and rising stars of Burgundy - Domaine Dublere. Domaine Dublere was founded in 2003 by the American political journalist Blair Pethel. The first vintage was 2004, and the … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine Dublere 2011 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 Armand Rousseau is one of the iconic producers in Burgundy, and have maintained this position for decades. Under the leadership of Eric Rousseau they have furthermore improved the quality of the entry level wines, and the whole lineup is now … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine Armand Rousseau 2011 from Cask
On my recent visit to Burgundy we had the opportunity to visit Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé. to taste the 2011 vintage from cask. It's always very nice and interesting to visit Jean-Luc Pepin and Francois Millet at Domaine Vogue, and this visit … [Read more...] about First impressions of Comte de Vogue 2011
This is part two of my tasting notes from my visit at Philippe Pacalet. This article cover 2011 grand cru reds, and 2011 white Burgundies - all tasted from cask. Notes for village and 1er cru red 2011 can be found in Tasting of Philippe Pacalet … [Read more...] about Tasting of Philippe Pacalet 2011 from Cask – part 2
Philippe Pacalet is one of my favorite winemakers in Burgundy. I love the style of the wines, the drinkability, the lightness, the purity, the delicate expression of pinot fruit and the terroir.... The 2010 vintage was a big succes for Pacalet, the … [Read more...] about Tasting of Philippe Pacalet 2011 from Cask – part 1
As you might know I'm a big admirer of wines with a strong expression of the terroir. It was therefore a great pleasure to visit Jean-Noël Gagnard in Chassagne on my May 2012 trip to Burgundy. Jean-Noël Gagnard is one of the most exiting domaines … [Read more...] about Domaine Jean-Noël Gagnard – profile
Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair is one of the very top domaines in Burgundy, and the 2011 vintage seem to consolidate this position. I tasted all the 2011 wines from cask at the domaine in early May 2012. The tasting showed that Liger-Belair have … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair 2011 from cask
I was very impressed by the 2010 vintage, when I tasted them at Grand Jours de Bourgogne. I was therefore keen to visit the domaine to taste the 2011 vintage from cask. Fortunately Domaine Anne Gros had time to recieve us for a short visit on my … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine Anne Gros 2011 from cask