The 2017 Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles is a brilliant wine. Classic Pucelles nose - with hay, orange notes (caramelised orange peel) - vivid and relatively forceful. On the palate long, refined and intense with a lovely airiness and refinement. … [Read more...] about Domaine Morey-Coffinet, Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles 2017
The 2017 Chassagne Les Caillerets is a tremendous wine - liquid stone and a classic Caillerets in the best sense of the word. The nose offer cool and crushed stones - airy and detailed with a fine hint of anise. The fruit is rather cool, and organic. … [Read more...] about Domaine Morey-Coffinet, Chassagne-Montrachet En Caillerets 2017
One of the gems of Burgundy is Domaine Robert Groffier in Morey-Saint-Denis. Nicolas Groffier took over the vinification around 10 years back - and has improved quality significantly over the years. These are cheerful wines .. both of … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Robert Groffier, tasting the 2017s from cask
Henry-Frédéric Roch, the owner of domaine Prieure Roch in Premeaux-Prissey and the co-gerant at domaine de la Romanee Conti in Vosne Romanee, is dead this weekend at age 56. Sincere condolences to his family, friends and those who worked with … [Read more...] about Henry-Frédéric Roch has passed away
Thursday (November 15th 2018) offered the possibility to attend Le Roy Chambertin, a annual tasting held in connection with the Hospice de Beaune auction - in Gevrey Chambertin and by the producers of Gevrey. Most producers are attending … [Read more...] about Le Roi Chambertin – Gevrey Galore 2017
Back in Burgundy for a serie of tastings of the 2017 and a bit of the 2018. The 2017s confirmered that they are pretty wines, and while some yields are on the high side, most wines are delightful and rather classical - and relatively lightfooted … [Read more...] about Burgundy November 2018 .. status
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!