Benjamin Leroux is one of the most talented winemakers of his generations. A few years back he resigned from his job as régisseur at Comte Armand, and is now focusing on this own negociant business in Beaune. Maison Benjamin Leroux was launched … [Read more...] about Visit: Benjamin Leroux – tasting of the 2015s
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.
I do have my favourite estates in Burgundy – and Domaine Antoine Jobard is certainly one of them. I have tasted, enjoyed, engulfed and consumed many bottles from this estate – hence I have tasted a lot of the wines produced over the last 10 years and … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Antoine Jobard – tasting of the 2015s from cask
The village of Chassagne-Montrachet offer a large range of fine producers - many producing high quality whites - but Domaine Morey-Coffinet seem to take the wines to a higher level than most in my view. Domaine Morey-Coffinet is managed by the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Morey-Coffinet – tasting of the 2016s
During my March 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the opportunity to visit Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé to taste the 2016 vintage from cask. I know the Vogüé wines very well, and they have been amongst my benchmark wines for 15 years .. i.e. the … [Read more...] about First impressions of Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé 2016s
On my March 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to revisit Armand Heitz at Domaine Heitz-Lochardet to retaste some of the 2015s from bottle. I tasted the 2015s for the first time in June 2016 - before bottling - and I have revisited the wines … [Read more...] about Visit – Domaine Heitz-Lochardet – tasting of the 2015s
On my March 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the opportunity to visit Chantereves - one of my favorite micro negociants in Burgundy - always a pleasure and a treat to visit this small estate and the good people behind it. Note to self - need to take … [Read more...] about Visit – Maison Chantereves – first tasting of the 2016s
My March 2017 trip to Burgundy included a lovely visit to Domaine Hudelot-Noellat in Vougeot. I have follow these wines over the years but actually not visited the estate. Charles Van Canneyt of Domaine Hudelot-Noellat We were received by … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Hudelot-Noellat – tasting of the 2015s
I was delighted that I had the opportunity to visit Domaine Leflaive on my March 2017 trip to Burgundy ... to taste some of the 2015s with the new manager of the estate Pierre Vincent. Me and Leflaive - we go back many years - and she … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Leflaive, Tasting of the 2015s from cask