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
On my March 2016 trip to Burgundy I had the pleasure to visit Domaine Dublère and taste the 2014s. And delighted I was ... the reds are showing very well indeed .. and the whites are brilliant .. and most likely the best from BIair Pethel so … [Read more...] about Domaine Dublère – the 2014 vintage – the best whites so far?
Jean-Marc Roulot have made some truly delightful 2014s, they are pure, delicate and vibrant with a rarely seen refinement and filigree detail. It's always a treat to taste the Meursaults from Domaine Roulot, and this year I also had the pleasure … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2014s …
The Corton Charlemagne is showing true Grand Cru level .. adding both refinement and depth. The bouquet is slightly backward offering white fruit and a stony minerality. On the palate airy and vibrant fruit .. intense and refined minerality ... long, … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 2014