Friday morning sitting in the car enjoying the view over La Tâche on this cold morning - pondering the impressions from the Wednesdays and Thursdays tastings. More 2016s ahead today with a prominent Vosne estate first at 10 - and still thinking … [Read more...] about Impressions from Domaines Georges Noëllat and Berthaut-Gerbet
One of the new very exiting estates in Burgundy is Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet - it involves Domaine Berthaut in Fixin, Domaine Gerbet in Vosne-Romanée and some rented vineyards in Gevrey-Chambertin. The estate has now changed name to Domaine … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet – tasting of the 2015s from cask
Domaine Georges Noëllat in Vosne-Romanee Maxime Cheurlin is one of the most talented producers in Burgundy - and he has produced some beautiful and energetic 2015s. The lineup offered a few new wines - and they were just as the more reknown … [Read more...] about Burgundy Impressions November 2016 – part 2
In March I visited Domaine Berthaut to taste the 2013 - the first vintage of Amélie Berthaut ... the very talented new winemaker of this family estate. While Amélie is one of the rising stars of Burgundy ... I think its important to acknowledge … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine Berthaut 2012 – classic in the best way
Fixin was highly regarded by Lavalle and other classifications made more than 100 years ago, but today this northern appellation gets little attention from the collectors of great Burgundies. The Fixin wines have often been accused of being … [Read more...] about Visit – Domaine Berthaut in Fixin .. now with vineyards in Vosne!
The third day on my trip to Burgundy included four tastings .. Philippe Pacalet, Domaine des Croix, Maison Camille Giroud and lastly Domaine Berthaut in Fixin. A large selection of wines were tasted ... approaching my maximum limit for … [Read more...] about Burgundy Day 3 …. a taste of 2014 and more 2013s