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!
Our knowledge about the different terroirs and climates of Burgundy is to a large degree determined by the producers. If fine terroir is owned by relatively unknown producers, then the qualities of the terroir will often be forgotten by the market, … [Read more...] about Exploring the unknown terroirs of Burgundy