Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini is a relatively new name in Gevrey-Chambertin, but the origin of the estate is the old Heresztyn domaine. Florence Heresztyn and her husband Simon Mazzini - who originates from Champagne - have made great improvements … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini – tasting of the 2016 vintage from cask
Clos Saint Denis was sort of a overlooked and hidden treasure for me, as Clos de la Roche stole my attention when I began my interest in Morey-Saint-Denis with the 1988 vintage of Domaine Ponsot Clos de la Roche. My passion for Domaine Dujac and … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Dujac Clos Saint-Denis
Two words - Rousseau and Chambertin - expectations are building up, great wine ahead. While Domaine Armand Rousseau is a legendary estate in Burgundy, the history of the family holdings on Chambertin is rather limited seen in a Burgundian … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Armand Rousseau Chambertin
One of the vineyards that did very well indeed in the 2015 vintage was Clos Saint-Denis - as it seems that has produced cooler and more vibrant wines than vineyards like Clos de Tart and Clos de la Roche. I have tasted several truly excellent … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini Clos Saint-Denis
Some of the famours and best terroirs producing our beloved white Burgundies have actually produced red wines if one goes some decades or a century back. Gradually the production of red wines in the Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet … [Read more...] about Red Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles ? or a red Les Caillerets?
If one look at the old sources the area and borders of the Montrachet vineyard were not very clear and well defined, and it was not until 1921 Montrachet found it's current size and borders. The current size of Montrachet is 7.998 ha divided … [Read more...] about Montrachet – the historic evidence and the expansion in 1921
My second visit at Maison Harbour after the tasting the 2015s in January 2017 - and now it's already time to taste the 2016s at this minuscule estate in Savigny-Les-Beaune. Good to be back to see how these fine people are doing with their … [Read more...] about Visit Maison Harbour, Tasting of the 2016s from cask
There are many relatively unknown estates in Burgundy, and while I do see and taste a lot of Burgundy bottles I actually never noticed Domaine Rougeot in Meursault. Some estates have been famous and well known in previous decades ... and some … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Rougeot – tasting of the red 2015s and 2016s