The legendary 1er cru Vosne-Romanée Cros Parantoux was introduced by Henri Jayer in 1978 - before this the wine from this now famous vineyard was included in the Vosne-Romanée village of Domaine Henri Jayer. In connection with the Baghera/Wine … [Read more...] about The Henri Jayer Insight – Cros Parantoux the area and production
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?
One of the most legendary wines in the world is the mighty Richebourg from Henri Jayer - extremely rare and very expensive ... and sadly with a lot of fake bottles dominating the market these days. The Jayer Richebourg was made from the … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Henri Jayer Richebourg
Vosne-Romanee Cros Parantoux is a mythical vineyard ... with a reputation created by the legendary Henri Jayer. With a location just above and next to Richebourg this 1er cru is regarded as something very special. But the story of Cros … [Read more...] about Cros Parantoux – the sweet spot of Richebourg
Henri Jayer (1922 - 2006) is one of the most legendary producers in Burgundy ... the prices are therefore very high and there are a lot of fake bottles on the market. Buying Jayer is therefore a game of trust, knowledge and a lot of money. I have … [Read more...] about Henri Jayer – genuine or fake – the old label
I have seen an almost endless number of pristine Henri Jayer wines being tasted and consumed over the past few years. A rough count show more than 25 bottles of Richebourg from Jayer have been tasted by a few people, including numerous bottles of … [Read more...] about Jayer Richebourg 1962 – If it seems too good to be true ..
Fake wines have existed even before I was introduced to fine wines more than 25 years ago, but the Kurniawan case has more than indicated that the amount of fake bottles on the market is perhaps much higher than expected. I will not speculate in … [Read more...] about Chasing the illusive bottle – The Kurniawan effect