Domaine Georges Noëllat is one of my favourite estates these days - and it seems like Maxime Cheurlin is improving year after year. Wines are getting more detailed and the integration of the oak has improved over the years and is now … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Georges Noëllat – tasting of the 2016s 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 the discoveries of 2017 is Bernard Zito who is making a few, but in my view, magnificent wines at the Château de Bligny Les Beaune. Bernard Zito is not a rookie in the wine business, he has worked with vineyards and viticulture - more … [Read more...] about Visit Bernard Zito – tasting of the 2015s and 2016s
October 24th 2017 - delighted to be back at Domaine Arnaud Tessier in Meursault - expectations high and feeling motivated to taste some fine Meursault. Arnaud Tessier - who seems to love hard work - is expanding the estate, after buying the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Arnaud Tessier, tasting the 2016 vintage from tank
One of the highlights of my October trip was the visit at Domaine de la Cras. Domaine de la Cras is owned by the city of Dijon, and Marc Soyard is the manager and winemaker at the estate located just outside Dijon - on the Côte and north of and … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine de la Cras & Marc Soyard – tasting the 2016s
To be honest it's difficult to write an intro to this article - as I'm running out of adjectives regarding the magnificent wines from Domaine Sylvain Cathiard. In my view this is an estate that is truly at the top of its game - yet quality seem … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Cathiard tasting of the 2016s from cask
One of the "new" interesting estates in Burgundy is Domaine Rougeot in Meursault - where the two brothers Pierre Henri Rougeot and Alexandre Rougeot together with their father Marc Rougeot are making some lovely wines - both red and whites. 2016 … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Rougeot, tasting of the 2015 & 2016 whites
I had the pleasure of tasting some of the 2016s from Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat already in March 2017, but the October tasting was my first full tasting at this prominent estate. Charles Van Canneyt have raised the quality over the years, and in 2015 … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, tasting of the 2016s from cask
Visit Maison Chatereves in Savigny Les Beaune - tasting and re-tasting of the 2016 vintage.. I tasted the 2016s from Chantereves already in March and it was quite early for the reds, and moreover way to early to taste the whites. So I'm BACK ... … [Read more...] about Visit Maison Chantereves – tasting of the 2016s