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
The 2005 whites have so far been a quite bumpy ride .. some big and unfocused, some developing rather rapidly and then the ... problem ,, premox. The Domaine Leflaive 2005s are no exception ... but this was to be honest showing quite well, but not … [Read more...] about Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles 2005
I do adore the 1996 vintage for white Burgundies - when they are not premoxed. This was the reason why I originally bought three bottles of Batard-Montrachet 1996 from Louis Jadot - around 15 years back or more. Sadly not the bedst investment - one … [Read more...] about Louis Jadot, Batard-Montrachet 1996
In early November 2017 I had the oportunity to visit Domaine Arnaud Ente - one of the top producers of Meursault. I have followed the wines of Arnaud Ente over the last 15 years after a Sommelier at the restaurant Le Jardin de Remparts recommended … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Arnaud Ente – tasting of the 2016s from cask
Some of the famours and best terroirs producing our beloved white Burgundies have actually produced red wines if one goes some decades or a century back. Gradually the production of red wines in the Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet … [Read more...] about Red Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles ? or a red Les Caillerets?
If one look at the old sources the area and borders of the Montrachet vineyard were not very clear and well defined, and it was not until 1921 Montrachet found it's current size and borders. The current size of Montrachet is 7.998 ha divided … [Read more...] about Montrachet – the historic evidence and the expansion in 1921
The 2004 Chevalier-Montrachet is a magnificent wine - and this example seem very fresh indeed with the classic Leflaive gun-powder in the nose alongside cool and vibrant fruit - sligtly maturing note of ginger and hazelnuts - brought forward by a … [Read more...] about Domaine Leflaive, Chevalier Montrachet 2004
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