This week I saw a comment from another wine writer who was fighting his way through gallons of 2018 Burgundies, and this rather random note of his made me think (it happens from time to time): "Tasted a few SO2-free Burgundy 2018s during my … [Read more...] about Burgundy wines without sulphur: Will they drink?
In the words of an old geek and wine reviewer (me), the world of wine is getting more and more complex. While we are used to tasting wines from standard (228-litre) barrels, their differences being only age and maker, there are now one or perhaps … [Read more...] about One wine in many versions: new barrels and amphorae
The Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Herbues 2016 is showing very well - starting out with a bit of CO2 but soon unfolds. The nose offer semi deep fruit - transparent and organic with a vivid energy. On the palate forward and with a deep fruit - classic Les … [Read more...] about Domaine Nicolas Faure, Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Herbues 2016
The wines of Domaine Leroy are extraordinary in every sense of the word, and Mme Bize-Leroy has for decades been one of the leading and most progressive producers in the region. A lot of producers find inspiration to take their wines to … [Read more...] about Taking Burgundy to the next level – Domaine Leroy Viticulture
The Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Herbues 2015 is currently slightly closed - a bit reduced it seems. Nose starting out with some notes of prune and with the stems a bit forward. After some time the red fruits are back in charge offering lovely vibrant … [Read more...] about Domaine Nicolas Faure Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Herbues 2015
The organic and biodynamic vignerons had a terrible year in 2016 with the climate conditions not favouring the organic and biodynamic viticulture. The result has been devastating for some of the certified growers - who were forced to give up organic … [Read more...] about A break for organic and biodynamic wines
Organic and Biodynamic viticulture has been a Buzz-words in many wine districts in recent years, and while the intensions often are very noble .. the confusion regarding this seem to be rather massive. I have for some years been a strong believer in … [Read more...] about Organic, Bio, Biodynamic viticulture – does it matter