Musigny is a relatively large vineyard yet the Musigny wines are becoming a very rare treat these days, as the demand for this illusive and mineral driven wine is increasing by the hour it seems. The Domaine de la Vougeraie is one of the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine de la Vougeraie, Musigny
As I wrote the alcohol levels are not only starting to climb, they are also starting to become a serious problem - see full article. 2018 is a rather hot year, and while some harvested early some perhaps harvested relatively late - without having … [Read more...] about What to look for in 2018 Burgundy … it’s the week!
Looking at the world prices on top Burgundies the prices still seem to rise for the top end qualities and brands. This does make me wonder if the term "Money is no option" does apply to the best red and white Burgundies. The legendary … [Read more...] about Money is no object!
The 1999 Bonnes Mares from Roumier is beginning to unfold .. tar is just receding and the tertiary aromas are starting to show. Still 10 or even 20 years to full maturity, but already showing well. A big wine with intense power and length - really a … [Read more...] about Domaine Georges Roumier, Bonnes Mares 1999
Domaine du Clos Frantin is the owner of the smallest plot on Richebourg - or should I say Les Verroilles ou Richebourg, and while the production is small, it's a both attractive and rare wine. Maison Albert Bichot is of cause the owner of the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine du Clos Frantin, Richebourg
The Vosne Romanee Les Croix Rameau 1999 from Cacheux was a very pleasent surprise - a delightful wine just beginning to unfold - after quite many years of sleep. The nose is offering red and dark fruit - dark cherries, hints of sous-bois - vivid and … [Read more...] about Domaine Jacques Cacheux, Vosne La Croix Rameau 1999
New wines and new domaines are entering the world of Burgundy each year, and Arnaud et Sophie (Sirugue and Noëllat) is one of the new and exciting couples in Vosne-Romanée. They were of to a start in 2016 with one wine ... an interesting Vosne … [Read more...] about Arnaud et Sophie – at the edge of Cros Parantoux
June 2018 - First time at Domaine Felettig in Chambolle-Musigny just at the entrance to the village, an exciting tasting. The Felettig estate is owned by Gilbert and Christine Felettig - brother and sister - the estate is 12.5 ha and include … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Felettig – a tasting of the 2017s