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
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.
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
The Côte de Nuits village area is in my view very exciting as numerous producers is located in these small villages. Etienne Julien is one - and he is definitely one of the very top producers - always a great pleasure to visit. The … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Julien – tasting of the 2017s from cask
A lovely surprice this summer, as I had the chance to visit Blair Pethel at Domaine Dublère to taste the 2017s from cask. Blair was actually quite eager to taste the new vintage .. a very good sign to be honest ... lovely wines in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Dublère – tasting of the 2017s reds from cask
Domaine Patrice Rion was on my list of visits aqain this year - due to his deligthful wines and the lovely terroirs. A bit of background on Domaine Patrice Rion As mentioned I got to know Domaine Michéle et Patrice Rion via Blair Pethel of … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Patrice Rion: Tasting of the 2017s from cask
This is my third visit to Domaine Duroché one of the rising stars of Gevrey-Chambertin. Pierre Duroché made some quite tremendous 2015s and 2016s, but it's in my view somewhat to early to open these for a taste - although they have reached the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Duroché – tasting of the 2017s from cask
Travelling Burgundy - I do taste a lot of good wines and meet a lot of talented and great people ... from Meurilly on the Côte to the outskirts Beaune, from a diminutive cellars to the Drouhin facilities, from Nicolas Faure to Veronique … [Read more...] about Visit Joseph Drouhin – tasting the white 2017s from cask