The 2015 Chassagne Les Caillerets from Domaine Lamy Caillat is a mixed bag ... but showing fine elements when served chilled. The nose offer fine minerality - hint of fennel - oak, citrus and some exotic orchard fruits. On the palate rich but … [Read more...] about Domaine Lamy-Caillat, Chassagne-Montrachet Les Caillerets 2015
The Chassagne-Montrachet La Maltroie 2014 is a delightful wine - confirming the greatness and refinement of the 2014 vintage. The bouquet is crisp and focused - lovely citrusdriven fruit and a detailed minerality - slightly reductive. On the palate … [Read more...] about Domaine Heitz-Lochardet, Chassagne La Maltroie 2014
The 2016 Chassagne Les Caillerets is a gorgeous wine - classic Caillerets in the best sense of the word. The nose offer cool and vibrant fruit - very airy and detailed with a fine hint of anise. On the palate vivid fruit, a detailed mineal backbone - … [Read more...] about Domaine Morey-Coffinet, Chassagne-Montrachet En Caillerets 2016
The 2016 Chassagne La Romanée from Domaine Morey-Coffinet is a true wine of the vintage. The nose is crammed with yellow and intense fruit - presumably low yileds due to the frost, and further concentrated by the old vines. A classic Chassagne - with … [Read more...] about Domaine Morey-Coffinet, Chassagne-Montrachet La Romanée 2016
I rarely taste old white Burgundies - and the Domaine Fabien Coche 1978 seem to qualify for this category. It's one of those wines ... clearly it's too old, but given air it had moments when the oxidation actually was reduced to an acceptable level. … [Read more...] about Domaine Fabien Coche, Batard-Montrachet 1978
Even better than last time - the 2010 Blanchot Dessus from Domaine Jean-Claude Bachelet is showing the best sides of Chassagne 1er crus. In the nose pure and airy white and yellow fruit brought forward by a vibrant and citrus infused filligree … [Read more...] about Domaine Bachelet, Chassagne Blanchot Dessus 2010
The 2008 Les Vergers is a beauty .. I adore the 2008 whites. The nose is still vibrant and fresh - but quite some maturing notes - hazelnuts, brioche and a lovely salty minerality. On the palate lovely freshness and focus - good weight and balance - … [Read more...] about Domaine Ramonet, Chassagne Montrachet Les Vergers 2008
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?