A new year and a new vintage - and back at Rue de la Croix Rameau .. looking forward to taste the Grivot 2017s. The 2016s showed very well in my view, with a lovely balance and intensity - the 2017 are somewhat lighter and more forward offering a … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2017s from tank
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.
Great to be back at Maison Chantereves to taste the 2017s from bottle with Guillaume Bott - who is one part of Chantereves. Tomoko Kuriyama, the other part of Chantereves was busy in the vineyards pruning - its hard work running a small estate … [Read more...] about Visit Chantereves – tasting of the 2017s
On my November trip to Burgundy I found a "new" and interesting name that I wanted to visit and explore further. The name is Jérôme Galeyrand - who is producing very interesting wines from a small location on N974 in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jérôme Galeyrand – tasting the 2018s and some 2017s
Some estates are on my “must/need to visit” list and one such producer is Domaine Denis Bachelet in Gevrey-Chambertin, as he in my view produce some of the best and most delicious Burgundies today. These are very charming and delightful wines … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Denis Bachelet – tasting the 2017s from cask
Bruno Clavelier is a unique producer with both his own style and his own ways ... his focus on quality and detail is second to none, and many producers of Vosne-Romanée really admire the dedication shown at this estate. The wines of Bruno … [Read more...] about Visit at Domaine Bruno Clavelier – tasting of the 2017s
Domaine Georges Noëllat is one of my favourite estates these days - and it seems like Maxime Cheurlin is improving year after year. Wines are getting more detailed and the integration of the oak has improved over the years and is now … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Georges Noëllat – tasting of the 2017s from Cask
On my November 2018 trip I had the opportunity to visit Domaine Faiveley to taste the 2017 vintage. We were received at the now finished new Chai in Nuits-Saint-Georges by Erwan Faiveley who was ready with the best of the 2017s. Photo: Erwan … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Faiveley – tasting of the 2017 vintage
Visiting Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat is a treat and the 2017s are showing fine form here, as expected I could add. Hudelot-Noëllat seem to improve each year, and is certainly moving into the major league, with lovely quality supplementing the lovely … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, tasting of the 2017s from cask