One of the best visits I had in 2017 was at Domaine Jean-Marc Vincent in Santenay. Several friends have been encouraging me to visit Jean-Marc Vincent and his wife Anne-Marie to taste their lovely wines. Sometimes I’m a bit slow .. but finally I … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc Vincent – Tasting 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.
I was ready and looking forward - my second visit of Domaine Trapet - and my last visit of the November 2017 tour of Burgundy. A great pleasure to visit Jean-Louis Trapet, as he is one of visionary frontrunners of biodynamic viticulture in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Trapet – Tasting the 2016s from cask
On my October 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to visit Thomas Bouley at Domaine Jean-Marc et Thomas Bouley to taste the 2016s from cask. I have tasted a few wines from Thomas Bouley before - but never visited the estate before - another … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc et Thomas Bouley – tasting of the 2016s
On my October 2017 trip to Burgundy I had the chance to visit Armand Heitz at Domaine Heitz-Lochardet to taste the 2016s from bottle. Armand Heitz, October 2017 For further info about the estate see the article from the tasting of the tasting … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Heitz-Lochardet – tasting of the 2016s
On my October 2017 yrip I had the opportunity to vist Domaine Faiveley to taste the 2016 vintage. As last time Erwan Faiveley conducted the tasting himself, choosing a fine but limited selection of the best wines in the huge portfolio of Faiveley … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Faiveley – tasting of the 2016 vintage
Domaine Grivot seem to go from strength to strength making lovely and enjoyable wines. The 2015s showed very well indeed, with their generous and charming style. The 2016 vintage is quite another ballgame, as the April frost played a big role in how … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2016s from cask
I have started to explore some of the lesser known appellations north of Gevrey and furthermore South of Chassagne-Montrachet, as they do offer some lovely and often more affordable wines. In Maranges I have visited Domaine Chevrot, in Marsannay … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine David Moreau – tasting of the 2016s …
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