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
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 ..
The Corton Rognets is a relatively rare bird from Bruno Clavalier. The 2010 is showing beautifully - gorgeous fruit and a lovely deep earthy minerality. Not a big and dense Corton but intense, fruity and refined - notes of blue berries, raspberries … [Read more...] about Bruno Clavelier, Corton Rognets 2010
On my November 2018 trip I had the opportunity to visit Domaine Faiveley to taste the 2017 vintage. We were received at the now finished new Chai in Nuits-Saint-Georges by Erwan Faiveley who was ready with the best of the 2017s. Photo: Erwan … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Faiveley – tasting of the 2017 vintage
On my November 2018 trip I had the opportunity to vist Domaine Faiveley to taste the 2017 vintage. As last time Erwan Faiveley conducted the tasting himself, choosing a fine but limited selection of the best wines in the huge portfolio of Faiveley … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Faiveley – tasting of the white 2017s
A lovely visit at Domaine des Croix ... an "early" and fresh 2017s vintage in the glass. David Croix is back at the home estate, after ending his work at Domaine Roulot - now focussing on the Beaune and Corton vineyards. As always in focus … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine des Croix – tasting the 2017s from cask