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
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.
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
Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair is one of the rising stars of Burgundy, and after only 10 years one of the top domaines in the region. We tasted all the 2010 wines from cask at the domaine in July 2011. The tasting showed that Liger-Belair have … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair 2010 from cask