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
Villages like Marsannay, Fixin and Brochon are sadly overlooked, but perhaps even more below the radar are Corgoloin and Comblanchien. Yet the most prominent of these little-regarded appellations is Ladoix-Serrigny, the entrance to the Côte de Beaune … [Read more...] about Exploring Ladoix and surroundings – visiting Domaine Michel Mallard
This week I attended a tasting of red Corton; a rare thing, in Denmark at least. The tasting included 10 Cortons from five producers, all top-flight amongst the panoply of Corton producers. The purpose was to learn: learn about different parts … [Read more...] about Corton, Corton, red Corton .. exploring the hill
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
To the lovely 2017 vintage - charming and generous - with a delightfully refined expression. Jean-Pierre Maldant is one of the larger estates in Ladoix-Serrigny and is producing two Cortons as the top wines. This, the Corton Les Grandes Lolières … [Read more...] about Domaine Jean-Pierre Maldant, Corton Les Grandes Lolières 2017
Lets face it my visits to Ladoix are rather rare and too few - a big error to be honest. Winemaker Michel Mallard of Domaine d'Eugenie is from Ladoix-Serrigny where the family estate is located - and I had the plaesure of visiting Michel on his … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Michel Mallard in Ladoix
Maison Harbour is one of the new and small negociants in Savigny-Les-Beaune - for those not familiar - a small village located outside of Beaune. I have followed Maison Harbour more or less since the beginning so have quite a detailed knowledge of … [Read more...] about Visit Maison Harbour, Tasting of the 2017s from cask
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 ..