The Hospices de Beaune Corton Charlotte-Dumay 2014 is slightly closed - like quite many 2014s are starting to be currently. This is a Cuvée made from Corton Les Ranardes and Les Bressandes - total area of the Hospice holdings here are 2.66 ha (63% … [Read more...] about Hospices de Beaune, Corton Cuvée Charlotte Dumay 2014
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 2015 Pommard Rugiens from Heitz-Lochardet is forward and very fruity for the appellation. The nose offer ripe, generous and floral fruit - nice mineral impact. On the palate juicy, rich and quite intense - without being dense. A elegant Rugiens - … [Read more...] about Domaine Heitz-Lochardet, Pommard Rugiens 2015
I rarely taste old white Burgundies - and the Domaine Fabien Coche 1978 seem to qualify for this category. It's one of those wines ... clearly it's too old, but given air it had moments when the oxidation actually was reduced to an acceptable level. … [Read more...] about Domaine Fabien Coche, Batard-Montrachet 1978
Domaine Coquard Loison Fleurot is one of the very talented producers in Burgundy - and recent vintages have produced some tremendous wines. The 2010 Clos de la Roche is also a fine effort, but compared to recent vintages it does lack a bit of detail … [Read more...] about Domaine Coquard Loison Fleurot, Clos de la Roche 2010
Decadent .. the 2015 Vosne-Romanée Clos du Chateau is sinfully delightful. The nose is very floral with a generous organic fruit - lavish and ripe with a gorgeous minerality. On the palate fresh and airy - lovely intensity with ample midpalate fruit. … [Read more...] about Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, Vosne Clos du Chateau 2015
The 2010 Boudots from Meo is a surprisingly airy and energetic wine - an excellent example of the more light and forward style employed since the 2007. Extraction is moderate - fruit is effortless and vibrant. The nose is floral and expressive with … [Read more...] about Domaine Meo-Camuzet, Nuits-Saint-Georges Aux Boudots 2010
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
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