The 2013 Vosne-Romanée Malconsort Cuvée Christiane from Montille is a lovely effort .. standing it's ground even tasted together with La Tâche 2011. The bouquet is currently slightly backward, but still plenty of Vosne spices - interesting to taste … [Read more...] about Domaine de Montille, Vosne-Romanée Les Malconsorts Christiane 2013
One of my favourite wines from Bouchard Pere et Fils is the white Beaune from Clos St. Landry - and this is also the case in the 2016 vintage. The nose is classic - citrus infused minerality, hint of honey and yellow fruit - intense but still fresh. … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Beaune St. Landry 2016
The Echezeaux 2008 from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti is a vivid and expressive treat. It's very energetic and vibrant, lovely acidiy, open and forward fruit - really showing both terroir and a gorgeous display of fruit. Perhaps not the biggest … [Read more...] about Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, Echezeaux 2008
I first tasted the La Tâche 2011 from cask in March 2013, and was very impressed - a delightful wine for the vintage. Actually I was slightly nervous to have been a bit too optimistic regarding the 2011s from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti - but … [Read more...] about Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, La Tâche 2011
Domaine Thomas-Collardot is one of the new discoveries of 2018 - a relatively new and small estate, making some vivid and pure wines in Puligny-Montrachet. To be honest the Puligny-Montrachet scene has been somewhat quiet the last years but … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Thomas-Collardot – tasting the 2017s from cask
There once was a man, that in his lifetime, became known as the “Saint of Volnay”. He earned the name; He was instrumental in building the town school , he restored the Volnay church, and in 1809 he named the Hospices de Charite’ the inheritor of … [Read more...] about Collins Corner #17 – Blondeau of Volnay
The alcohol level of Burgundy wines is in my view becoming increasingly important. In the old days it was often a struggle to reach a sufficient level of ripeness and alcohol - hence the wines were often chaptalized to compensate for lack of … [Read more...] about Burgundy and Alcohol levels – what the label say!
Great to be back at Domaine Jean-Marc Millot with Alix Millot taking a stronger and more prominent role at the estate - and clearly getting the room and freedom to make changes and improvements. The 2017s here are as expected lovely and … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean-Marc Millot, Tasting of the 2017s from cask