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?
Chassagne Montrachet Clos Saint Jean
The village of Chassagne-Montrachet offer a large range of fine producers - many producing high quality whites - but Domaine Morey-Coffinet seem to take the wines to a higher level than most in my view. Domaine Morey-Coffinet is managed by the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Morey-Coffinet – tasting of the 2016s
The 2014s from Ramonet are truly magnificent - and the Les Ruchottes is certainly no exception. The nose is slightly reductive but with a lovely fruit underneath - vibrant white fruit notes - slight mint and a delightful minerality. On the palate … [Read more...] about Domaine Ramonet, Chassagne Les Ruchottes 2014
I have always enjoyed a good glass of red Chassagne as they often offer a very lively and vibrant expression of pinot noir. Often have I been drinking these wines for mere pleasure and without analyzing the wines and taking a closer look at why I … [Read more...] about Clos Saint-Jean … the red Grand Cru of Chassagne-Montrachet?
The 2011 Chassagene-Montrachet 1er cru Clos St. Jean from Domaine Ramonet is a delightful wine. Slightly closed at the moment and require 30 minutes of air to unfold. Then the nose becomes gorgeously expressive bursting with airy red berry fruit - … [Read more...] about Domaine Ramonet, Chassagne-Montrachet Clos Saint-Jean 2011
This article is made by C. Robert Collins, who will be a guest writer here on winehog. I'm very pleased to have Bob on board, as this would enrich the blog with other views and angles - I hope you will enjoy his articles. You can read Bobs quite … [Read more...] about Collins Corner #1 – in the quest for overlooked Burgundies
The Chassagne Clos St. Jean 2006 from Amiot Guy is a good but typical effort for the vintage. The nose is very expressive with weighty yellow fruit .. rich with what seems to be more than a hint of botrytis. On the palate same story ... rich and … [Read more...] about Domaine Amiot Guy, Chassagne Clos St. Jean 2006
The 2011 Chassagene-Montrachet 1er cru Clos St. Jean from Domaine Ramonet is a absolutely adorable wine. The nose is gorgeously expressive bursting with airy red berry fruit - cherries, cherry stones, some slight hints of strawberries infused with a … [Read more...] about Domaine Ramonet, Chassagne Clos St. Jean 2011