The Corton Charlemagne 1990 is now almost fully mature, but still fresh and very vivacious. The nose offer hazelnuts, hints of Belle de boskoob - intensely mineral still with a bit of citrus note. On the palate, generous, intense and mineral driven, … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 1990
The Philippe Pacalet whites need time to unfold and blossom - especially the Corton-Charlemagne. The 2011 tasted recently is now beginng to show, and I must say this is one of the better 2011 whites I have tasted recently - a wine with a fine future … [Read more...] about Philippe Pacalet, Corton Charlemagne 2011
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti is going to produce a new wine from 2019 .. a Corton-Charlemagne. According to Wine Spectator - Aubert de Villaine of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has made an agreement with Domaine Bonneau du Martray to lease a part … [Read more...] about New vineyard for Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Second round of 2016s from Maison Joseph Drouhin .. to the whites .. The tasting was conducted by Veronique Drouhin .. at the head office in Beaune - check also the article about the excellent red 2016s. The whites are as the reds … [Read more...] about Visit Joseph Drouhin – tasting the white 2016s from cask
This week I had the opportunity to taste a large selection of the 2015s from Bouchard Pere et Fils. The Danish importer of Bouchard, Eric Sorensen and the Export Manager Maisons et Domaines Henriot, Victor Pepin, also this year joined forces to … [Read more...] about Tasting of Bourchard Pere et Fils 2015
One of the highlights of the year is the tasting of the latest vintage from Domaine Roulot in Meursault. The wines of Domaine Roulot is a benchmark for the whites in my view, as they always are among the best wines in each vintage - and furthermore … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2015s from cask
I taste only a few Burgundies here and there .. but still I normally I have most of the best wines from region on my snout-radar. But especially the Corton hill has a lot of hidden - disapointments and luckily a few gems as well. One of these … [Read more...] about The overlooked Corton Charlie from Domaine Simon Bize.
The Corton Charlemagne is showing true Grand Cru level .. adding both refinement and depth. Seems like 2014 was a outstanding vintage for Corton Charlemange - have tasted quite a few and most are very fine - this is however among the best I have … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 2014