The Jayer Auction earlier this summer showed that only the sky is the limit for the prices of rare Burgundies - if the provenance is impeccable and the wines are of unique quality and reputation. Records are however set to be broken, and the … [Read more...] about The Robert Drouhin Treasure – auction news
On June 17th 2018 an amazing 855 bottles and 209 magnums of Henri Jayer Burgundies were on auction in Geneva. The auction is held by Baghera/Wine and the wines comes directly from the cellar of the former Henri Jayer estate in Vosne-Romanée - as the … [Read more...] about Henri Jayer Insight – The production in the 1978 vintage
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
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
Domaine Grivot seem to go from strength to strength making lovely and enjoyable wines. The 2015s showed very well indeed, with their generous and charming style. The 2016 vintage is quite another ballgame, as the April frost played a big role in how … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2016s from cask
I had the pleasure of tasting some of the 2016s from Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat already in March 2017, but the October tasting was my first full tasting at this prominent estate. Charles Van Canneyt have raised the quality over the years, and in 2015 … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, tasting of the 2016s from cask
Thursday was a busy day, starting out with a memorable tasting at Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. First out a tasting of the 2016 vintage from cask with Alexandre Bernier, the righthand man of Bernard Noblet. Related articles … [Read more...] about Impressions from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Cathiard