A new star is born? Perhaps. In any case, without doubt a bright new talent has emerged! While I try to find new names and producers all the time, I frequently find that new producers and talents need some time to hone their methods and refine … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine Pierre Girardin – tasting the 2017s
Visiting Anne and Alexandre Gaunoux at Domaine Michel Gaunoux in the very center of Pommard is always a treat. Tasting a 2017 Bourgogne, a 2016 Rugiens and a 2007 Pommard Epenots is showing wines to enjoy in the years to follow. Notes will … [Read more...] about Visit Michel Gaunoux – back
The Beaune Greves l'Enfant Jesus is a signature wine for Bouchard Pere et Fils - and the 2017 edition is perhaps the most harmonious vintage I have tasted so far. The nose is vivid and expressive - classic Beaune - with a fine fruit and a nice and … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Beaune Greves l’Enfant Jesus 2017
The Domaine Moron-Garcia, Beaune Les Tuvilains 2017 is a truly tremendous wine, and for me one of the main discoveries of 2018. The rich and earthy fruit with it's vivid freshnes and lovely complex extrovert notes does provide a sensational joy and … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia, Beaune Les Tuvilains 2017
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 ..
A lovely visit at Domaine des Croix ... an "early" and fresh 2017s vintage in the glass. David Croix is back at the home estate, after ending his work at Domaine Roulot - now focussing on the Beaune and Corton vineyards. As always in focus … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine des Croix – tasting the 2017s from cask
One of my favourite wines from Bouchard Pere et Fils is the white Beaune from Clos St. Landry - and this is also the case in the 2016 vintage. The nose is classic - citrus infused minerality, hint of honey and yellow fruit - intense but still fresh. … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Beaune St. Landry 2016