My second visit at Domaine Lamarche - and eager to see if the 2016s could match the fine wines made here in the 2015 vintage. I was impressed by the 2015s, as I historically have found wines from this estate somewhat underwhelming, but in recent … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Lamarche – tasting the 2016s from cask
Domaine Georges Noëllat is one of my favourite estates these days - and it seems like Maxime Cheurlin is improving year after year. Wines are getting more detailed and the integration of the oak has improved over the years and is now … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Georges Noëllat – tasting of the 2016s from Cask
To be honest it's difficult to write an intro to this article - as I'm running out of adjectives regarding the magnificent wines from Domaine Sylvain Cathiard. In my view this is an estate that is truly at the top of its game - yet quality seem … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Cathiard tasting of the 2016s from cask
The 2010 Boudots from Meo is a surprisingly airy and energetic wine - an excellent example of the more light and forward style employed since the 2007. Extraction is moderate - fruit is effortless and vibrant. The nose is floral and expressive with … [Read more...] about Domaine Meo-Camuzet, Nuits-Saint-Georges Aux Boudots 2010
Visit Maison Chatereves in Savigny Les Beaune - tasting and re-tasting of the 2016 vintage.. I tasted the 2016s from Chantereves already in March and it was quite early for the reds, and moreover way to early to taste the whites. So I'm BACK ... … [Read more...] about Visit Maison Chantereves – tasting of the 2016s
In Denmark there have been some discussions about wines low sulphur wines - will they keep or are they somehow fragile and fall apart when they are stored for 5 to 10 years. I must admit that I have rarely seen problems with bottles from my own … [Read more...] about Will they keep … the low sulphur wines from Burgundy?
In 2015 Chantereves has expanded the range of wines with the first Cote de Nuits 1er cru - the Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Damodes - from a plot located quite high on the slope. I have tasted this wine a few times from cask - but this is the first time … [Read more...] about Maison Chantereves, Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Damodes 2015
Domaine Julien ... Étienne Julien ... makes some intriguingly delightful wines. I really like the style, the energy and the lovely juiciness of these wines. As I taste these wines ... from the 2013 vintage and onwards, I have started to appreciate … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Julien – tasting of the 2016s from cask