One of my yearly wine highlights is the tasting at Domaine Roulot, where I have the pleasure of sampling the latest vintage, normally from cask. This year was however different, as a trip to the hospital in March interfered with both my Trilogie … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2017s from bottle
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.
This was my first visit to Domaine A.-F. Gros after tasting the wines several times at Vosne Millisime, Trilogie and Grands Jours de Bourgogne. I have not always been excited by the style here, but with a new team in place, I have heard much … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine A.-F. Gros, tasting of the 2018s from cask
Domaine Marc Roy is one of my favourite visits of the year, as the wines are always truly lovely, and they are still rather affordable. Bottom line: Visiting Alexandrine and her farther is always a treat, as they are lovely people. I rarely … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marc Roy – tasting of the 2018 vintage
Fine tasting at Domaine Jean-Marc Millot with Alix Millot. A big vintage with some very lovely wines - as Alix have made lightly extracted wines with a modest impression of oak. Vivid and vibrant wines - some surprises - yet in general very … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc Millot
Tuesday 18:00 tasting at Nicolas Faure. Tremendous tasting of the red 2018s, the 2017s and a few older wines - one being a gorgeous example of the 2015 Nuits-Saint-Georges Herbues - airy and vivid like never before. A treat to taste some of the … [Read more...] about Visit Nicolas Faure
Visit at Chartron in Puligny-Montrachet tasting the 2018s ... it's early days - yet I have a fine impression of the Chartron 2018s - good balance and freshness in this hot year are the key parameters to look for. … [Read more...] about Visit Jean-Michel Chartron
MAISON MC THIRIET this is a hip name to a hot place in Comblanchien. Burgundian Camille Thiriet and Canadian-born winemaker Matt Chittick are the couple behind this Comblanchien micro-negoce. Some very interesting wines are in store here ... from … [Read more...] about Visit Camille Thiriet.. MAISON MC THIRIET
Visiting Anne and Alexandre Gaunoux at Domaine Michel Gaunoux in the very center of Pommard is always a treat. Tasting a 2017 Bourgogne, a 2016 Rugiens and a 2007 Pommard Epenots is showing wines to enjoy in the years to follow. Notes will … [Read more...] about Visit Michel Gaunoux – back