I have recently tasted quite a few 2013 red Burgundies, and I must say they have a delightful, vivid appeal. The 2013s are surely not from the greatest of vintages. But they have some singular qualities that at best are uniquely fresh red … [Read more...] about The beauty of 2013 reds – Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair Echezeaux
Burgundy is the land of plenty and to some degree also diversity. I normally try to find new and upcoming young producers, the future stars of Burgundy and focus on the recent vintages from the best estates. This story is however quite different - … [Read more...] about Domaine Bernard van Berg – Burgundy in pact with nature
As you might know I'm a big admirer of wines with a strong expression of the terroir. It was therefore a great pleasure to visit Jean-Noël Gagnard in Chassagne on my May 2012 trip to Burgundy. Jean-Noël Gagnard is one of the most exiting domaines … [Read more...] about Domaine Jean-Noël Gagnard – profile
Recently I have had some white Burgundies with very high alcohol, sweet with notes of botrytis and a low acidity. A white Burgundy should in my view be dry, and with alcohol below 14 and preferably even lower. A sweet style Burgundy with botrytis … [Read more...] about White Burgundy sweet style … climate changes!
The Organic Wine Live Tour 2011 - a cocktail of 16 organic wine producers, 8 restaurants in Copenhagen, 40 guests, a bus and some good organisers. This year the organizer Sune Rosforth from Rosforth & Rosforth was able to gather organic wine … [Read more...] about Le Organic Wine Live Tour 2011