The Nuits-Saint-Georges 2017 from Aurelien Verdet is a quite delightful wine. It has the charm of the vintage - it's airy and quite lightfooted - but with a nice intensity. Forward and rather good complexity for this level - nice iron/earthy … [Read more...] about Domaine Aurelien Verdet, Nuits-Saint-Georges 2017
Tuesday 18:00 tasting at Nicolas Faure. Tremendous tasting of the red 2018s, the 2017s and a few older wines - one being a gorgeous example of the 2015 Nuits-Saint-Georges Herbues - airy and vivid like never before. A treat to taste some of the … [Read more...] about Visit Nicolas Faure
The Clos de la Marechale 2013 is a lovely wine - surprisingly forward and drinkable - although still quite young. In the nose pure red and darker fruits and quite earthy minerality - openly knit and cool. On the palate quite intense fruit, with a … [Read more...] about Domaine J.-F. Mugnier, Nuits Clos de la Marechale 2013
On my trip to Burgundy in November I had the pleasure of visiting Domaine Moron-Garcia in Nuits-Saint-Georges - to taste some 2017s and 2018s (quick samples). I had only tasted Domaine Moron-Garcia once before, so this is a new estate - at … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia – without compromise ..
Domaine Henri Gouges is a famous and well known estate, and it seems like the Gouges family is taking new initiatives to create new exciting wines to develop the market and the appellation Domaine Henri Gouges - Antoine Gouges - February … [Read more...] about Domaine Henri Gouges Clos des Porrets-Saint-Georges Cuvee Hors d’Âge
Domaine Henri Gouges is a famous and well known estate, but Gouges has somehow been overlooked by me .. and while I from time to time have tasted the wines ... I never got around to visit. Domaine Henri Gouges - Antoine Gouges - February … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Henri Gouges: Tasting of the 2017s
One of my favourite wines from Charles Lachaux is the Nuits-Saint-Georges Clos des Corvées Pagets, a rather overlooked terroir located between Clos Saint-Marc, and Clos des la Corvées in the northern end of Premeaux - in the southern end of the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, NSG Clos des Corvées Pagets
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 2017s from Cask