What can I say - really happy to be back at Morey-Coffinet visiting the great wines of Thibault Morey - this time the 2017s. A lovely vintage - with good production - relatively classic with some sunny sides to the wines - as many vintages these … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Morey-Coffinet – tasting of the white 2017s
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.
The Côte de Nuits village area is in my view very exiting as numerous producers is located in these small villages. Etienne Julien is one - and he is definitely one of the very top producers - always a great pleasure to visit. The 2017s … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Julien – tasting of the 2017s from cask
A lovely surprice this summer, as I had the chance to visit Blair Pethel at Domaine Dublère to taste the 2017s from cask. Blair was actually quite eager to taste the new vintage .. a very good sign to be honest ... lovely wines in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Dublère – tasting of the 2017s reds from cask
Domaine Patrice Rion was on my list of visits aqain this year - due to his deligthful wines and the lovely terroirs. A bit of background on Domaine Patrice Rion As mentioned I got to know Domaine Michéle et Patrice Rion via Blair Pethel of … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Patrice Rion: Tasting of the 2017s from cask
This is my third visit to Domaine Duroché one of the rising stars of Gevrey-Chambertin. Pierre Duroché made some quite tremendous 2015s and 2016s, but it's in my view somewhat to early to open these for a taste - although they have reached the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Duroché – tasting of the 2017s from cask
Travelling Burgundy - I do taste a lot of good wines and meet a lot of talented and great people ... from Meurilly on the Côte to the outskirts Beaune, from a diminutive cellars to the Drouhin facilities, from Nicolas Faure to Veronique … [Read more...] about Visit Joseph Drouhin – tasting the white 2017s from cask
What can I say ... great to be back in the diminutive cellar at Domaine Nicolas Faure in Meuilley. My first visit to Meuilley was in the summer of 2016 - and while I had heard about the wines from Nicolas Faure, he was then still relatively … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Nicolas Faure, tasting of the 2017s from cask
Puligny-Montrachet should somehow represent the pinnacle of white Burgundy - but during the last one or two decades the producers of Puligny have been seriously challenged by estates from other appellations. Things are however changing, and new … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean Chartron – tasting the 2017s from cask