A new year and a new vintage - and back at Rue de la Croix Rameau .. looking forward to taste the Grivot 2017s. The 2016s showed very well in my view, with a lovely balance and intensity - the 2017 are somewhat lighter and more forward offering a … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Grivot: Tasting of the 2017s from tank
Visiting Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat is a treat and the 2017s are showing fine form here, as expected I could add. Hudelot-Noëllat seem to improve each year, and is certainly moving into the major league, with lovely quality supplementing the lovely … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, tasting of the 2017s from cask
Domaine du Clos Frantin is the owner of the smallest plot on Richebourg - or should I say Les Verroilles ou Richebourg, and while the production is small, it's a both attractive and rare wine. Maison Albert Bichot is of cause the owner of the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine du Clos Frantin, Richebourg
Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret is one of larger producers in Vosne-Romanée, producing a large range of wines from Bourgogne-Rouge to Richebourg. The top wine of the estate is the Richebourg, and while it's a rather costly bottle, the quality has been … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret, Richebourg
The Jayer Auction earlier this summer showed that only the sky is the limit for the prices of rare Burgundies - if the provenance is impeccable and the wines are of unique quality and reputation. Records are however set to be broken, and the … [Read more...] about The Robert Drouhin Treasure – auction news
On June 17th 2018 an amazing 855 bottles and 209 magnums of Henri Jayer Burgundies were on auction in Geneva. The auction is held by Baghera/Wine and the wines comes directly from the cellar of the former Henri Jayer estate in Vosne-Romanée - as the … [Read more...] about Henri Jayer Insight – The production in the 1978 vintage
855 bottles of Henri Jayer + 209 magnums of Henri Jayer - too good to be true - actually not. The daughters of Henri Jayer - Lydie and Dominique Jayer - have put the remaining wine collection of the former Henri Jayer estate on auction in … [Read more...] about Last chance to get a genuine bottle of Henri Jayer?
Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat have a gorgeous collection of vineyards - and Charles van Canneyt has steadiley improved the quality over the last years. The 2015s and the 2016s have moved Hudelot-Noëllat up into another league, and especially the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, Richebourg