One of the highlights of the tastings in 2018 was the visit at Domaine Marthe Henry Boillot in Meursault ... tremendous wines and very fine promise indeed.. I was very enthusiastic after tasting the 2017s from cask in June ... so expectations were … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Marthe Henry Boillot – tasting the 2017s and 2018s
On my trip to Burgundy in November I had the pleasure of visiting Domaine Moron-Garcia in Nuits-Saint-Georges - to taste some 2017s and 2018s (quick samples). I had only tasted Domaine Moron-Garcia once before, so this is a new estate - at … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia – without compromise ..
One of my favourite estates these days is the rising star Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet - an estate going from strength to strength. Amélie Berthaut has taken over the vineyards of Domaine Berthaut in Fixin from her fathers side, and 2/3rds of the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet – tasting of the 2017s
Domaine Henri Gouges is a famous and well known estate, but Gouges has somehow been overlooked by me .. and while I from time to time have tasted the wines ... I never got around to visit. Domaine Henri Gouges - Antoine Gouges - February … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Henri Gouges: Tasting of the 2017s
A new year and a new vintage - and back at Rue de la Croix Rameau .. looking forward to taste the Grivot 2017s. The 2016s showed very well in my view, with a lovely balance and intensity - the 2017 are somewhat lighter and more forward offering a … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2017s from tank
Great to be back at Maison Chantereves to taste the 2017s from bottle with Guillaume Bott - who is one part of Chantereves. Tomoko Kuriyama, the other part of Chantereves was busy in the vineyards pruning - its hard work running a small estate … [Read more...] about Visit Chantereves – tasting of the 2017s
On my November trip to Burgundy I found a "new" and interesting name that I wanted to visit and explore further. The name is Jérôme Galeyrand - who is producing very interesting wines from a small location on N974 in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jérôme Galeyrand – tasting the 2018s and some 2017s
Some estates are on my “must/need to visit” list and one such producer is Domaine Denis Bachelet in Gevrey-Chambertin, as he in my view produce some of the best and most delicious Burgundies today. These are very charming and delightful wines … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Denis Bachelet – tasting the 2017s from cask