The 2008s are starting to show - and I just felt the urge to taste the Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses from Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé. And this was an excellent idea, as it showed beautifully at a small Christmas celebration at Restaurant … [Read more...] about Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé, Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses 2008
Below you will find all the wines tasted - aside from some wines tasted during the estate visits.
The wines taste during the recent estate visits can be found under the producer visit page.
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The Chambertin Clos de Bèze Les Ouvrées Rodin 2013 is a magnificent wine - although sligtly closed currently. The nose offer complex layers of fruit - red and blue berries - oak well integrated - and with a intense yet refined mineral note. On the … [Read more...] about Domaine Faiveley, Chambertin Clos de Bèze Les Ouvrées Rodin 2013
The 2010s seems to continue to show well - and are still quite open. This is certainly the case with the La Romanée 2010 from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair. It's still floral, expressive and very effortless in it's presentation of refined layers f … [Read more...] about Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, La Romanee 2010
The 2011 Clos du Chateau is slightly closed and backward at the moment. In the nose red berry fruit and vosne spices with a hints of gooseberries and oak. On the palate airy red fruit with a quite refined impression of oak. The fruit is sweet and … [Read more...] about Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, Vosne Clos du Chateau 2011
Domaine Michel Gounoux still offer older vintages as one of very few estates in Burgundy. The 2001 Pommard Grands Epenots is one of these wines. It's now quite mature - it's a lesser year in Pommard - unfolding beautifully and offering a mature … [Read more...] about Domaine Michel Gaunoux, Pommard Grands Epenots 2001
The Chambolle-Musigny Les Hauts Doix 2010 from Lucien Lemoine is a treat. Like many other 2010s its balanced, cool and vibrant - and does not seem to close down. It's semi-open offering lovely juicy fruit - still youthful with a lovely red and … [Read more...] about Lucien Le Moine, Chambolle-Musigny Hauts Doix 2010
The Chambertin Clos de Bèze 1996 from Domaine Groffier is one of the best and most harmonious wines I have tasted from this somewhat austere vintage. The bouquet is open and expressive offering fine and delicate mature notes - truffle, sous-bois - … [Read more...] about Domaine Robert Groffier, Chambertin Clos de Bèze 1996
The Bonnes-Mares 1976 from Domaine Dujac is still showing nicely - fully mature and at a drinking stage. The bouquet unfolded beautifully after some time in the glass - initially a bit of tar and figue - a clear indication of the hot 1976 vintage. … [Read more...] about Domaine Dujac, Bonnes Mares 1976