One of the most legendary wines in the world is the mighty Richebourg from Henri Jayer - extremely rare and very expensive ... and sadly with a lot of fake bottles dominating the market these days. The Jayer Richebourg was made from the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Henri Jayer Richebourg
Vosne-Romanee Cros Parantoux is a mythical vineyard ... with a reputation created by the legendary Henri Jayer. With a location just above and next to Richebourg this 1er cru is regarded as something very special. But the story of Cros … [Read more...] about Cros Parantoux – the sweet spot of Richebourg
Henri Jayer (1922 - 2006) is one of the most legendary producers in Burgundy ... the prices are therefore very high and there are a lot of fake bottles on the market. Buying Jayer is therefore a game of trust, knowledge and a lot of money. I have … [Read more...] about Henri Jayer – genuine or fake – the old label
I have seen an almost endless number of pristine Henri Jayer wines being tasted and consumed over the past few years. A rough count show more than 25 bottles of Richebourg from Jayer have been tasted by a few people, including numerous bottles of … [Read more...] about Jayer Richebourg 1962 – If it seems too good to be true ..
Fake wines have existed even before I was introduced to fine wines more than 25 years ago, but the Kurniawan case has more than indicated that the amount of fake bottles on the market is perhaps much higher than expected. I will not speculate in … [Read more...] about Chasing the illusive bottle – The Kurniawan effect
Seize the wine ... seize the day when you see the great bottle. Wine prices are going trough the roof and I'm pretty sure they will rise even further in the future. So if you find "The" wine at a expensive but resonably fair price on a restaurant or … [Read more...] about Seize the wine – Henri Jayer, Richebourg 1985
Henri Jayer wines are rare and expensive, but the latest auction in Hongkong revealed a huge demand for the wines, and some very high prices. At the auction on 10th of February 2012 - Christies sold 744 Bottles from the private cellar of Henri … [Read more...] about Henri Jayer – Galore in Hongkong
A rare interview with the master himself Henri Jayer. Just found this short interview about Cros Parantoux on Youtube. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Video – Interview with Henri Jayer about Cros Parantoux