Echézeaux is one of the largest grands crus of the whole Côte d'Or. It’s divided into a number of plots or climats the vineyard, located around the smaller Grands-Echézeaux. I have tasted some very good bottles of Echezeaux, but also some very … [Read more...] about Echezeaux – Grand cru standard?
Second time in two weeks .. Clos du Chateau 2009 from Ligier Belair. This time even better and more in balance. Fine, Lovely, elegant, silky and seductive wine, classic Vosne Romanee. Very fresh and focused 2009, without the very hot notes of the … [Read more...] about Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair Clos du Chateau 2009
Domaine J.-F. Coche-Dury is one of the very best white wine producers in the world, thus also in Burgundy. The Domaine is located in Meursault, and most of the wines comes from the appelation. Coche-Dury's a bit of a myth among wine connoisseurs, … [Read more...] about Coche-Dury – King of Meursault
Domaine Meo-Camuzet, Clos de Vougeot 1996 is just beginning to show the potential. Very nice sweet notes in the bouquet, and the 1996 tannins are beginning to soften a little. Will need a litlle more time, but will eventually be a fine or even a very … [Read more...] about Domaine Meo-Camuzet Clos de Vougeot 1996
Morey Saint Denis Cuvee des Alouettes 1999 is a fine wine from Ponsot. Beginning to show well, with some sweet notes. Will need some additional years to show the full potential. (2015 - 2025) - 90p … [Read more...] about Domaine Ponsot Morey Saint Denis Cuvee des Alouettes 1999
This is a very special wine from Giroud. After bottling the other reds from the domaine, they assemble the racked lees from all the wines, give it time to settle as best as possible, and then bottle the blend. The wine is sold as a Bourgogne rouge, … [Read more...] about Camille Giroud Bourgogne Cuvee L 2009
The 2001 Bienvenue Batard Montrachet from Ramonet et an very fine perhaps even outstanding white burgundy. Perfectly balanced, good length and with a fresh acidity structure. I really enjoyed this wine, and it just confirm the high quality level at … [Read more...] about Domaine Ramonet Bienvenue Batard Montrachet 2001
The Kistler Vineyards Sonoma Valley 2007 was served just after Leflaive Puligny Montrachet 2006, and thus seemed quite balanced and well structured. I reality the Leflaive tasted more Californian than the Kistler. Not all the credit goes to Kistler, … [Read more...] about Kistler, Kistler Vineyards Sonoma Valley 2007