One of the gems of Burgundy is Domaine Robert Groffier in Morey-Saint-Denis. Nicolas Groffier took over the vinification around 10 years back - and has improved quality significantly over the years. These are cheerful wines .. both of … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Robert Groffier, tasting the 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.
June 2018 - First time at Domaine Felettig in Chambolle-Musigny just at the entrance to the village, an exciting tasting. The Felettig estate is owned by Gilbert and Christine Felettig - brother and sister - the estate is 12.5 ha and include … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Felettig – a tasting of the 2017s
Vogüé time .. tasting of the 2016s from bottle in Copenhagen + a few extra wines to add even more pleasure to the day. As usual Jean-Luc Pepin is in Copenhagen for this early premier of the vintage .. what a treat. Depressing quantities … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé – tasting of the 2016s
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
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