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
The Danish Burgundy importer Vinrosen offer a large range of fine Burgundy wines - and their annual vintage tasting is therefore a great opportunity to visit a vintage - or should I say re-visit ,, and taste the wines from bottle. Impressions red … [Read more...] about Tasting of some 2015s .. how are they doing?
The 2015s from Camille Giroud are lovely - made by David Croix before he left the house. The Bourgogne Rouge 2015 is fresh and vibrant offering lovely fruit and energy. In the nose cool and expressive fruit - variations of cherries - and even a … [Read more...] about Camille Giroud, Bourgogne Rouge 2015
The Vosne-Romanée 2014 village from Camille Giroud is quite a bargain. It's from a vineyard located north of the village on the border to Flagey-Echezeaux and near the road. The nose is forward with a lovely juicy fruit - oak well integrated and very … [Read more...] about Camille Giroud, Vosne-Romanée Les Chalandins 2014
Maison Camille Giroud is one of the best adresses for affordable wines of high quality. This is mainly due to the talented winemaker and manager David Croix, who has taken Camille Giroud from traditional old school Burgundies to classic contemporary … [Read more...] about Visit Maison Camille Giroud, tasting of the 2015 vintage from cask
David Croix is going to work with Jean-Marc Roulot at Domaine Roulot in Meursault. He will be joining Domaine Roulot in the beginning of 2017. Earlier this summer it was announced that David Croix is retiring at Maison Camille Giroud - after 15 … [Read more...] about News: David Croix to work with Jean-Marc Roulot
David Croix is retiring at Maison Camille Giroud - after 15 years as winemaker. He will be replaced by Carel Voorhuis who currently is working at Domaine d'Ardhuy. The change will happen at the end of this year, and consequently David will also … [Read more...] about News: David Croix to retire from Camille Giroud
On the last two days of my Burgundy trip I had five tastings. Domaine Faiveley, Domaine Pascal Bouley, Maison Camille Giroud, Domaine des Croix and last but not least Domaine J.-F. Mugnier in Chambolle Musigny. All visits offered lovely 2015s .. … [Read more...] about 2015 impressions – the two last days of a lovely week