What can comfort you on a rainy day? The answer is pretty simple if you know the wines of Domaine Michel Gaunoux ... "Then there was rain. The sky wore a veil of gold and gray. At night it was the bright of the moon with me. Time was just … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Michel Gaunoux … on a rainy day
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
A new star is born? Perhaps. In any case, without doubt a bright new talent has emerged! While I try to find new names and producers all the time, I frequently find that new producers and talents need some time to hone their methods and refine … [Read more...] about Tasting of Domaine Pierre Girardin – tasting the 2017s
Visiting Anne and Alexandre Gaunoux at Domaine Michel Gaunoux in the very center of Pommard is always a treat. Tasting a 2017 Bourgogne, a 2016 Rugiens and a 2007 Pommard Epenots is showing wines to enjoy in the years to follow. Notes will … [Read more...] about Visit Michel Gaunoux – back
The Beaune Greves l'Enfant Jesus is a signature wine for Bouchard Pere et Fils - and the 2017 edition is perhaps the most harmonious vintage I have tasted so far. The nose is vivid and expressive - classic Beaune - with a fine fruit and a nice and … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Beaune Greves l’Enfant Jesus 2017
The Domaine Moron-Garcia, Beaune Les Tuvilains 2017 is a truly tremendous wine, and for me one of the main discoveries of 2018. The rich and earthy fruit with it's vivid freshnes and lovely complex extrovert notes does provide a sensational joy and … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia, Beaune Les Tuvilains 2017
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 ..