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
The village of Chassagne-Montrachet offer a large range of fine producers - many producing high quality whites - but Domaine Morey-Coffinet seem to take the wines to a higher level than most in my view. Domaine Morey-Coffinet is managed by the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Morey-Coffinet – tasting of the 2016s
The Puligny Montrachet Le Cailleret from de Montille is a hidden gem - a magnificent wine by all 1er cru standards. The 2011 version is really singing ... what a gorgeous wine The nose offer crystaline white and yellow fruits - very pure, vibrant and … [Read more...] about Domiane de Montille, Puligny-Montrachet Le Cailleret 2011
The 2013 Chevalier-Montrachet from Domaine Jacques Prieur is a quite delightful glass. The nose is crammed with cool white fruit - notes of white peach, apple and under-ripe pear, hints of acacia - all brought forward by a quite intense and filigree … [Read more...] about Domaine Jacques Prieur, Chevalier-Montrachet 2013