February 14th 2019 - delighted to be back at Domaine Arnaud Tessier in Meursault - expectations high as the 2017s white Burgundies are gorgeous. Catherine Guillin - February 2019 The Tessier renovation of the estate has come even further - … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Arnaud Tessier, tasting the 2017 vintage
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 the highlights of the tastings in 2018 was the visit at Domaine Marthe Henry Boillot in Meursault ... tremendous wines and very fine promise indeed.. I was very enthusiastic after tasting the 2017s from cask in June ... so expectations were … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marthe Henry Boillot – tasting the 2017s and 2018s
On my trip to Burgundy in November I had the pleasure of visiting Domaine Moron-Garcia in Nuits-Saint-Georges - to taste some 2017s and 2018s (quick samples). I had only tasted Domaine Moron-Garcia once before, so this is a new estate - at … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia – without compromise ..
One of my favourite estates these days is the rising star Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet - an estate going from strength to strength. Amélie Berthaut has taken over the vineyards of Domaine Berthaut in Fixin from her fathers side, and 2/3rds of the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet – tasting of the 2017s
Domaine Henri Gouges is a famous and well known estate, but Gouges has somehow been overlooked by me .. and while I from time to time have tasted the wines ... I never got around to visit. Domaine Henri Gouges - Antoine Gouges - February … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Henri Gouges: Tasting of the 2017s
It's still very early to taste the 2018s, and to make detailed tasting notes at this stage would in my view be premature. It is however great fun to taste the 2018s already now - to form an impression from the wines in general. A great place … [Read more...] about Visit Philippe Pacalet – tasting of the 2018s
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
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