The 2018 vintage is both very acclaimed but to degree also already somewhat notorious ... one of the reasons why I don't want to rate or comment the individual wines at this stage. I do find the 2018s exciting and with quite some potential - yet … [Read more...] about Exciting 2018s – but also issues and question marks
The alcohol level of Burgundy wines is in my view becoming increasingly important. In the old days it was often a struggle to reach a sufficient level of ripeness and alcohol - hence the wines were often chaptalized to compensate for lack of … [Read more...] about Burgundy and Alcohol levels – what the label say!
The 2017s are by nature pretty, charming and transparent wines, a bit on the solaire (sunny) side - with a delicate freshness, and a effortless balance. So this is not what collectors will call a great vintage - but in my view there are an lot of … [Read more...] about 2017 insights from two weeks of tastings
The wines of Domaine Leroy are extraordinary in every sense of the word, and Mme Bize-Leroy has for decades been one of the leading and most progressive producers in the region. A lot of producers find inspiration to take their wines to … [Read more...] about Taking Burgundy to the next level – Domaine Leroy Viticulture