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
Single vineyard village wines are becoming more and more popular in Burgundy, as the focus on terroir and the quality of the different climates increases. Meursault is one of the appellations where the tradition with single vineyard village is … [Read more...] about The best village terroirs in Meursault – a historic view
The 1861 classification from Comite d’Agriculture de Beaune1 is a very detailed document, including very precise informations about the classification of the different climates in Burgundy. While Lavalle1 offer some details about the split … [Read more...] about Chambolle Musigny – the 1861 classification
dateOne rarely see plots, sections or vineyards promoted to Grand Cru in Burgundy - the classification is very stable although some changes have been seen over the years. La Grande Rue was promoted to Grand Cru in 1992 and Clos des Lambrays was … [Read more...] about Chevalier-Montrachet Les Demoiselles and the 1861 classification