One of the iconic wines from the extraordinary vineyard Chevalier-Montrachet vineyard is La Cabotte made by Maison Bouchard Pere et Fils. Bouchard makes two wines on Chevalier-Montrachet a "regular" cuvee and then the special cuvee called La … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Bouchard Chevalier-Montrachet La Cabotte
I have so far neglected the Morey-Saint-Denis appellation in my vineyard research .. but now its time to take on the wolves. Morey-Saint-Denis have several Grand Crus to offer .. Clos de Tart, a part of Bonnes Mares, Clos Saint Denis and Clos des … [Read more...] about Clos de la Roche – the core of Morey-Saint-Denis
Domaine Armand Rousseau is one of the most well known and prestigious domaines in Burgundy. The wines from this Domaine are known all over the world ... except one almost "secret" wine. It is a Gevrey-Chambertin like many other wines from Rousseau … [Read more...] about The “secret” wine of Domaine Armand Rousseau
The vineyard Blanchot Dessus is located just south of Le Montrachet - the Chassagne part of the legendary Grand Cru Montrachet. Blanchots Dessus seen from south Blanchot Dessus is a small and relatively unknown vineyard with few owners - … [Read more...] about Once Mont Rachet now Blanchot .. the unknown neighbour!
One of the greatest white wines in the world is in my view the Montrachet from Domaine Ramonet. I have been lucky enough to taste this magnificent and rare wine a few times, and the combination of effortless refinement and power is simply … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Ramonet Montrachet
There are only few wines that can match the legendary status of Domaine Leflaive’s Montrachet. It's a very rare wine, and most likely one of the best wines produced on this magnificent Grand Cru. Domaine Leflaive is a quite new owner on the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Leflaive, Montrachet
Domaine des Comtes Lafon Le Montrachet is one of Burgundys iconic wines, and one of the most prominent wines from the mighty Montrachet vineyard. It's a big Montrachet ... but where is the plot located, and what is the history of the plots and … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine des Comtes Lafon, Le Montrachet
There are many vineyards in Burgundy, and even quite highly regarded 1er crus can be almost unknown, if the owners and vignerons producing the wines are under the market radar. Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Didiers is one of these 1er crus ... located … [Read more...] about Vineyard Insight: Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Didiers