The southern part of Burgundy offers a lot of treasures yet I have normally stopped my wine quest when I have reached the village of Chassagne-Montrachet. The beautiful Marange landscape This year I have however decided to make an effort to … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Chevrot – tasting of the 2016s from cask
Producer Visits - 2016 vintage
The tasting of the 2016 vintage began already in January 2017, with a few samples.
First larger tastings began in late March 2017 and continued with tasting in June 2017, and will continue in October and November 2017.
Finally I expect to taste more January and March 2018 - ending around the Grands Jours de Bourgogne.
My second visit at Domaine Pascal Bouley - after tasting the 2015s last year. I liked what I tasted from the 2015 vintage - so thought I would check out the 2016s also. I was not dissappointed - as Pierrick Bouley have produced some fresh and quite … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Pascal Bouley – tasting of the 2016 vintage
Back to where it all began - when Winehog was conceived in July 2011 - at a tasting of Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair. Back then it was the 2010 vintage now its the 2016 edition - how time flies! While the 2010 vintage still is my favourite vintage … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair – tasting of the 2016s
Rising star, rising this and rising that ..!!.. as a wine journalist one have to find new estates as new stars and rising talents all the time. This is the way the trade works - but in fact we sometimes tend to forget the less flamboyant … [Read more...] about Visit Jean-Marc Millot, Tasting of the 2016s from cask
My second visit at Domaine Y. Clerget ... on a very hot June day in Pommard. Thibaud was just coming from the vineyard, where the vines were growing like there was no tomorrow ... I was very exited to taste the 2016s after tasting the 2015s … [Read more...] about Vistit Domaine Y. Clerget – tasting of the 2016s from cask
I was very impressed when I tasted the 2015s from Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux in January 2017. I was therefor eager to get back to taste the 2016s to see if Charles Lachaux has progressed further. At my last visit Charles Lachaux eagerly began to … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, tasting of the 2016s
Domaine Heresztyn-Mazzini is a relatively new name in Gevrey-Chambertin, but the origin of the estate is the old Heresztyn domaine. Florence Heresztyn and her husband Simon Mazzini - who originates from Champagne - have made great improvements … [Read more...] about Visit Heresztyn-Mazzini – tasting of the 2016 vintage from cask
Domaine Julien ... Étienne Julien ... makes some intriguingly delightful wines. I really like the style, the energy and the lovely juiciness of these wines. As I taste these wines ... from the 2013 vintage and onwards, I have started to appreciate … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Julien – tasting of the 2016s from cask