Domaine Grivot has a lovely collection of 1er crus - 9 in total - and the quality of these wines are increasing year by year. The Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots is in my view one of the top 1er crus, although both the Aux Reignots and the Brûlées are … [Read more...] about Terroir View: Domaine Grivot, Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots
The Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots is in my view slowly but surely raising it's game in the Liger-Belair lineup, after a somewhat less focused start in the 2006 vintage and the following years. Now 13 years later we see more definition and a more … [Read more...] about Terroir View: Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots
The Berthaut-Gerbet estate is today a large and very exiting producer, covering the vineyards of the former parental estates Domaine Denis Berthaut and Domaine Gerbet. There is however an additional part adding a few vineyards en fermage/en … [Read more...] about Terroir View: Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet, Gevrey-Chambertin Les Cazetiers
Today rules and classifications are followed relatively strictly and names like Grands Suchots and Les Hautes Suchots are now glorious labels of the past. They are names signalling greatness especially of the upper part of Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots … [Read more...] about Terroir View: Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots
February 14th 2019 - delighted to be back at Domaine Arnaud Tessier in Meursault - expectations high as the 2017s white Burgundies are gorgeous. Catherine Guillin - February 2019 The Tessier renovation of the estate has come even further - … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Arnaud Tessier, tasting the 2017 vintage
The Grands Echezeaux is seeing a revival in these years with producers like Georges Noëllat, Coquard-Loison-Fleurot, and Jean-Marc Millot improving the quality tremendously and Domaine de la Romanée-Conti also seem to have taken a big step forward … [Read more...] about Terroir View – Domaine Jean-Marc Millot Grands Echezeaux
One of the highlights of the tastings in 2018 was the visit at Domaine Marthe Henry Boillot in Meursault ... tremendous wines and very fine promise indeed.. I was very enthusiastic after tasting the 2017s from cask in June ... so expectations were … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marthe Henry Boillot – tasting the 2017s and 2018s
On my trip to Burgundy in November I had the pleasure of visiting Domaine Moron-Garcia in Nuits-Saint-Georges - to taste some 2017s and 2018s (quick samples). I had only tasted Domaine Moron-Garcia once before, so this is a new estate - at … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia – without compromise ..