I had the pleasure of tasting a few of the Méo-Camuzet 2016s during the Grand Jours de Bourgogne. Jean-Nicolas Méo was as usual showing a range of his wines at the big Grands Jours de Bourgogne tasting at Clos de Vougeot. A rather intense … [Read more...] about Domaine Méo-Camuzet … tasting a few 2016s
855 bottles of Henri Jayer + 209 magnums of Henri Jayer - too good to be true - actually not. The daughters of Henri Jayer - Lydie and Dominique Jayer - have put the remaining wine collection of the former Henri Jayer estate on auction in … [Read more...] about Last chance to get a genuine bottle of Henri Jayer?
Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat have a gorgeous collection of vineyards - and Charles van Canneyt has steadiley improved the quality over the last years. The 2015s and the 2016s have moved Hudelot-Noëllat up into another league, and especially the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, Richebourg
The tasting Grandes Maisons Grands Cru during Grands Jours de Bourgogne included the opportunity to taste some of the big wines from the 2015 vintage - wines I rarely have the chance to taste and evaluate from bottle. The Louis Latour, Romanée … [Read more...] about Maison Louis Latour, Romanée Saint-Vivant 2015
The 2013 Marsannay Vieilles Vignes from Dominique Laurent is a quite delightful glass. A negociant bottling - just starting to show some development - but still fresh and juicy. Lovely energetic fruit with a lively acidity and a fine midpalate … [Read more...] about Dominique Laurent, Marsannay 2013
The Vosne-Romanée Les Hauts Beaux Monts 2015 is still very youthful - oak not fully integrated (transport) - nose brimming with cherries, elderberries and blueberries. On the palate quite generous with plenty of mid-palate fruit, juicy, vibrant and … [Read more...] about Domaine Bruno Clavelier, Vosne-Romanée Les Hauts de Beaux Monts 2015
Re-taste of the 2016s from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair ... a delightful occupation. I first tasted the 2016s in June 2017, and while most of the wines showed well on that occasion, the extra six months of elevage have defined, detailed and … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair – Re-tasting of the 2016s from cask
On a rainy and cold day in Burgundy it’s nice to focus on something positive and invigorating ... and what could be better that a visit at Domaine de la Romanée-Conti tasting the latest vintage - 2016 in this case. The tasting this year was … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – tasting of the 2016s from cask