Burgundy Tasting Notes - WineHog.org http://winehog.org Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:28:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Terroir insight – Jayer-Gilles Echezeaux du Dessushttp://winehog.org/terroir-insight-jayer-gilles-echezeaux-du-dessus-20812/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=terroir-insight-jayer-gilles-echezeaux-du-dessus http://winehog.org/terroir-insight-jayer-gilles-echezeaux-du-dessus-20812/#respond Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:09:59 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20812 This is a new format on the blog … articles where the location of the terroir of one wine is uncovered in depth and detail. First out is the Jayer-Gilles Echezeaux du Dessus, one of the relatively few single climate and single plot Echezeaux’s on the market. Climate and location The plot – cadastre no […]

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Domaine Robert Sirugue, Vosne-Romanee 2012http://winehog.org/domaine-robert-sirugue-vosne-romanee-2012-20808/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=domaine-robert-sirugue-vosne-romanee-2012 http://winehog.org/domaine-robert-sirugue-vosne-romanee-2012-20808/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:30:31 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20808 The Vosne-Romanee 2012 is a quite delicate and honest village . The bouquet is offering pure juicy red fruit … with a quite lovely Vosne minerality. On the palate good midpalate fruit … forward and pure. It is a step in the right direction from the 2011 … but is in my view still lacking […]

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Domaine Robert Sirugue, Vosne-Romanee Les Petits Monts 2012http://winehog.org/domaine-robert-sirugue-vosne-romanee-les-petits-monts-2012-20805/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=domaine-robert-sirugue-vosne-romanee-les-petits-monts-2012 http://winehog.org/domaine-robert-sirugue-vosne-romanee-les-petits-monts-2012-20805/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:45:19 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20805 The Vosne-Romanee Les Petits-Monts 2012 from Sirugue represent another step up in quality for Domaine Sirugue. The bouquet is offering pure juicy red fruit … intense with lovely Vosne minerality and spices – notes of violets, peony rose and a hint of oak. On the palate layers of rich fruit – medium weight – focused […]

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Philippe Pacalet, Pommard 2013http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-pommard-2013-20713/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=philippe-pacalet-pommard-2013 http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-pommard-2013-20713/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:57:33 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20713 The Pommard village is more expressive and charming than the quite serious Gevrey village. In the bouquet rather delicate red and dark fruit – quite floral – with lovely notes of red and dark cherries – spiced with hints of cinnamon and white peppar. On the palate quite expressive fruit, well structured with a fine […]

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La Tâche – a historic view on a legendary grand cruhttp://winehog.org/la-tache-historic-view-legendary-grand-cru-20756/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=la-tache-historic-view-legendary-grand-cru http://winehog.org/la-tache-historic-view-legendary-grand-cru-20756/#respond Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:28:47 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20756 La Tâche is a legendary grand cru with a quite interesting history. It has always been a monopole – but nevertheless the monopole status have been challenged and the vineyard expanded quite dramatically within the last 100 years. The history of La Tâche involves some of the most prominent domaines in Vosne, the neighburing Les […]

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Philippe Pacalet, Nuits-Saint-Georges 2013http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-nuits-saint-georges-2013-20717/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=philippe-pacalet-nuits-saint-georges-2013 http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-nuits-saint-georges-2013-20717/#respond Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:18:26 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20717 The Nuits-Saint-Georges village is a step up in concentration from the Gevrey village. In the nose lovely ripe pinot fruit, with notes of red and dark cherries and raspberries – spiced up with cinnamon and a hint of white pepper. On the palate rich and sturdy, showing true Nuits-Saint-Georges character. Quite impressed by the layers […]

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Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle-Musigny 2013http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-chambolle-musigny-2013-20715/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=philippe-pacalet-chambolle-musigny-2013 http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-chambolle-musigny-2013-20715/#respond Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:42:03 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20715 The Chambolle village is as always a step up in delicacy and refinement. The bouquet is slightly closed – but still showing fine notes of raspberries and cherries – spiced with hints of allspice and cinnamon. On the palate quite rubust fruit – intense with a playful Chambolle minerality. More tannins than usual – but […]

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Domaine Robert Sirugue, Grands Echezeaux 2012http://winehog.org/domaine-robert-sirugue-grands-echezeaux-2012-20748/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=domaine-robert-sirugue-grands-echezeaux-2012 http://winehog.org/domaine-robert-sirugue-grands-echezeaux-2012-20748/#respond Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:08:28 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20748 The Grands Echezeaux 2012 from Sirugue represent another step up in quality for Domaine Sirugue. The bouquet is offering layers of juicy red fruit … intense with lovely Vosne minerality and spices. On the palate layers of rich and velvet fruit – a sumptuous and quite openly knit wine – very typical for the terroir. […]

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Philippe Pacalet, Vosne-Romanee 2013http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-vosne-romanee-2013-20719/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=philippe-pacalet-vosne-romanee-2013 http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-vosne-romanee-2013-20719/#respond Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:35:15 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20719 The Vosne-Romanee village is a notch up in quality. The bouquet is slightly reduced but crammed with layers of red and dark berry fruit – notes of raspberries and cassis – discretely spiced with violets, cinnamon and white peppar.The fruit is somewhat more compact than the ofther village wines, and show additional depth, focus and […]

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Philippe Pacalet, Gevrey-Chambertin 2013http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-gevrey-chambertin-2013-20711/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=philippe-pacalet-gevrey-chambertin-2013 http://winehog.org/philippe-pacalet-gevrey-chambertin-2013-20711/#respond Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:29:33 +0000 http://winehog.org/?p=20711 The Gevrey Chambertin show fine quite delicate red and dark berry fruit – good depth with notes of cherries and raspberries – hints of allspice and a earthy minerality. On the palate aromatic red and dark fruits, a fine power for this level with a good nerve from the strudy acidity. Its surprisingly dark in […]

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