A rare bird - the Ruchottes Chambertin from Domaine Georges Roumier - or should I say Christophe Roumier. This is my first encounter with this cuvée .. and what a magnificent wine. The Ruchottes terroir is offering a vibrant and vivid minerality, and … [Read more...] about Domaine Georges Roumier, Ruchottes Chambertin 2007
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The 2015 Chambolle Musigny village is showing beautifully - focused, detailed and vibrant - with a fine intensity. In some hot vintages (2009 and 2005) some reduction was playing quite a large role in the Pacalet wines - yet in the 2015 vintage the … [Read more...] about Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 2015
The Bourgogne Blanc 2015 from Chantereves is showing well. In the bouquet rather generous fruit - moderately exotic and well kepth for at 2015. On the palate fine balance and freshness - quite cool - good weight and concentration for this level. … [Read more...] about Maison Chantereves, Bourgogne Blanc 2015
It's a pleasure to see the 2009s shaping up so beautifully ... even so the Clos St. Denis from Domaine Dujac. It still youthful but the fruit is bright and transparent offering sweet dark and red berries .. boysen berries, black currant spiced with … [Read more...] about Domaine Dujac, Clos Saint Denis 2009
The Bourgogne Rouge 2015 is shaping up beautifully in bottle. Still a lovely expressive wine offering the best sides of the 2015 vintage. The nose is very outgoing with variations of red fruit, hints of cinnamon and allspice. On the palate pure … [Read more...] about Maison Chantereves, Bourgogne Rouges 2015
In 2015 Chantereves has expanded the range of wines with the first Cote de Nuits 1er cru - the Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Damodes - from a plot located quite high on the slope. I have tasted this wine a few times from cask - but this is the first time … [Read more...] about Maison Chantereves, Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Damodes 2015
Saint-Aubin Murgers Des Dents de Chien 2013 from Jean-Claude Bachelet is not quite matching the brilliant 2014 version of this wine. It is nevertheless a lovely Saint-Aubin and amongst the best 2013s I have tasted from this exiting appellation. … [Read more...] about Domaine Bachelet, Saint-Aubin Des Dents de Chien 2013
To be honest I rarely drink or taste the wines of Claude Dugat. They are for me somewhat on the dark and extracted side of the Burgundian spectrum. They are not bad wines as such, but they are quite far from the wines I prefer to enjoy, although I … [Read more...] about Domaine Claude Dugat, Lavaux Saint-Jacques 2006