Back in the Drouhin cellars to taste a selection of the reds - again with the charming and very competent Veronique Drouhin. Visiting Drouhin This year I had the opportunity to taste some of the 2017s from Maison Joseph Drouhin from cask with … [Read more...] about Visit Joseph Drouhin – tasting the red 2017s 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.
One of my great moments this summer was a visit at Marchand-Tawse in Nuits-Saint-Georges. To be honest the visit came somewhat unannounced, as the visit was not planned in advance - so a surprise visit so to speak. So a bit unprepared from my … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marchand-Tawse – tasting of the red 2017s
My third visit at Domaine Y. Clerget ... again - on a very hot summer day in Pommard. Great to be back at Y. Clerget to taste another vintage from Thibaud Clerget who has expanded a bit with a few wines. First and foremost is however one year … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Y. Clerget – tasting of the 2017s from cask
On my May + June 2018 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to visit Armand Heitz at Domaine Heitz-Lochardet to taste the 2017s from cask. Armand Heitz, June 2018 For further info about the estate see the article from the tasting of the tasting … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Heitz-Lochardet – tasting of the red 2017s
First taste of the 2017s from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair ... a rather fresh and vivid vintage. After 2015 and 2016 - intense and dense vintages we find the 2017 a lighter and perhaps more lively and vivacious vintage. I do find many … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair – 2017s from cask
Finally a return to Domaine Robert Sirugue in Vosne-Romanee to taste a new vintage from this fine but still slightly overlooked estate. I was at Sirugue almost 4 years ago to taste the 2013s - so quite some time to say the least, and I was … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Robert Sirugue – tasting of the 2017 vintage
A lovely visit at Domaine des Croix ... an "early" and fresh 2017s vintage in the glass. David Croix is back at the home estate, after ending his work at Domaine Roulot - now focussing on the Beaune and Corton vineyards. As always in focus … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine des Croix – tasting the 2017s from cask
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