Tasting wine is a complex matter - especially with the 2018 vintage. Some wines seem to have an almost kaleidoscopic character, with a changeable nature here at the beginning of elevage. As always, it is wise to be prudent when drawing … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Nicolas Faure, tasting the 2018s from cask
I now travel to Burgundy 5 to 6 times a year to taste wines from the best producers.
From each visit I produce an article with tasting notes and relevant informations about the producer and the vintage at hand.
Back at Domaine Jean Chartron - one of the old, prominent estates in Puligny-Montrachet - to taste the 2018s from cask with Jean-Michel Chartron. Jean-Michel Chartron in May 2019 Domaine Jean Chartron - revealing the potential in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Jean Chartron – tasting the 2018s from cask
On my trip to Burgundy in May I had the pleasure of revisiting Domaine Moron-Garcia in Nuits-Saint-Georges to taste the 2018s wines from cask. Wine and people Domaine Moron-Garcia is managed by Matthieu Moron and Pierre-Oliver Garcia, who are … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia – tasting the 2018s from cask
I have been very lucky regularly to visit many of the top-end producers in Burgundy. But from time to time difficulties arise and years pass without securing a visit. This is one of the visits on which I have been waiting for several years. … [Read more...] about Visit Cécile Tremblay, tasting the 2018s from cask
What can I say: It is always a pleasure to visit Thibaud Clerget in Pommard, and the 2018 Clerget wines really impressed me on this most recent occasion. I first visited Thibaud in 2016, tasting the 2015 vintage, and the 2018 wines really show … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Y. Clerget, tasting the 2018s from cask
I am just back from Burgundy, tasting lineups of 2018 wines. A eventful and lovely trip - the culinary side was excellent, as were most of the tastings. Yet I also found some of the 2018s problematic from normally very competent producers - … [Read more...] about The 2018s the great, the fine, and the potentially ugly
Domaine Jean-Marc Millot is a Burgundian delight; it is always a treat to visit this estate to taste the new vintage. This was equally the case for the 2018 vintage here, as Millot has caught the 2018s on the cool side, meaning that most of the wines … [Read more...] about Visit Jean-Marc Millot, Tasting of the 2018s from cask
Domaine d'Eugenie is a iconic producer in more than one sense. Firstly, Domaine d'Eugenie is made up in part of the iconic vineyards from the old Rene Engel estate in Vosne-Romanée. Secondly, Domaine d'Eugenie is the creation of Francois Pinault, the … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine d`Eugenie – tasting the 2017s