The last visit of my May trip was the Couchey estate Domaine Derey - tasting the quite extensive range of Marsanneys, Fixins and the rare Dijon wines. This was my first visit at Domaine Derey - quite some lovely wines from interesting … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Derey tasting the 2018s and 2017s
One of my favourite estates these days is the rising star Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet - an estate going from strength to strength. Amélie Berthaut has taken over the vineyards of Domaine Berthaut in Fixin from her fathers side, and 2/3rds of the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet – tasting of the 2017s
Another exciting vineyard of Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet is the Fixin Les Crais a vineyard that produce one of the most delightful village wines of Fixin. As with the other Berthaut-Gerbet wines the Fixin Les Crais have improved a lot within the last … [Read more...] about Terroir View: Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet, Fixin Les Crais
One of the rising stars of Burgundy is Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet. Amélie Berthaut has taken over the vineyards of Domaine Berthaut in Fixin from her fathers side, and 2/3rds of the vineyards from Domaine Gerbet in Vosne-Romanée from her mothers family, … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet – tasting of the 2016s from cask
Friday morning sitting in the car enjoying the view over La Tâche on this cold morning - pondering the impressions from the Wednesdays and Thursdays tastings. More 2016s ahead today with a prominent Vosne estate first at 10 - and still thinking … [Read more...] about Impressions from Domaines Georges Noëllat and Berthaut-Gerbet
One of the new very exiting estates in Burgundy is Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet - it involves Domaine Berthaut in Fixin, Domaine Gerbet in Vosne-Romanée and some rented vineyards in Gevrey-Chambertin. The estate has now changed name to Domaine … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet – tasting of the 2015s from cask
In March I visited Domaine Berthaut to taste the 2013 - the first vintage of Amélie Berthaut ... the very talented new winemaker of this family estate. While Amélie is one of the rising stars of Burgundy ... I think its important to acknowledge … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine Berthaut 2012 – classic in the best way
Fixin was highly regarded by Lavalle and other classifications made more than 100 years ago, but today this northern appellation gets little attention from the collectors of great Burgundies. The Fixin wines have often been accused of being … [Read more...] about Visit – Domaine Berthaut in Fixin .. now with vineyards in Vosne!