One of the highlights of the year is the tasting of the latest vintage from Domaine Roulot in Meursault. The wines of Domaine Roulot is a benchmark for the whites in my view, as they always are among the best wines in each vintage - and furthermore … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2015s from cask
I taste only a few Burgundies here and there .. but still I normally I have most of the best wines from region on my snout-radar. But especially the Corton hill has a lot of hidden - disapointments and luckily a few gems as well. One of these … [Read more...] about The overlooked Corton Charlie from Domaine Simon Bize.
The Corton Charlemagne is showing true Grand Cru level .. adding both refinement and depth. Seems like 2014 was a outstanding vintage for Corton Charlemange - have tasted quite a few and most are very fine - this is however among the best I have … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 2014
On my March 2016 trip to Burgundy I had the pleasure to visit Domaine Dublère and taste the 2014s. And delighted I was ... the reds are showing very well indeed .. and the whites are brilliant .. and most likely the best from BIair Pethel so … [Read more...] about Domaine Dublère – the 2014 vintage – the best whites so far?
Jean-Marc Roulot have made some truly delightful 2014s, they are pure, delicate and vibrant with a rarely seen refinement and filigree detail. It's always a treat to taste the Meursaults from Domaine Roulot, and this year I also had the pleasure … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Roulot – tasting of the 2014s …
The Corton Charlemagne is showing true Grand Cru level .. adding both refinement and depth. The bouquet is slightly backward offering white fruit and a stony minerality. On the palate airy and vibrant fruit .. intense and refined minerality ... long, … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 2014
Domaine Poisot is a quite "new" domaine run by the former navy captain Remi Poisot, who is now making wine from a fine portfolio of family vineyards. This was my second vist here, in the dark and very cold cellars under the beautiful Chateau Corton … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Poisot – tasting of 2013 and 2014 vintage
The Corton Charlemagne 2012 from Domaine Dublere is a magnificent effort. In the bouquet delicate orchard fruits with notes of pear, pineapple and citrus - well supported by a crisp acidity and the powerful minerality. On the palate refined and … [Read more...] about Domaine Dublère, Corton Charlemagne 2013