Burgundian rosé again .. and the 2018 is even better than the 2017 (surprisingly). The Arnaud et Sofie estate - started by Arnaud Sirugue and his wife Sofie Noëllat - has produced a delightful rosé. It's a forward and quite expressive wine - generous … [Read more...] about Domaine Arnaud et Sophie, Bourgogne Passetoutgrain rosé 2018
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Burgundian rosé is not common on the winehog table - but I am expanding a bit on the summer rosé theme. The new Vosne estate Arnaud et Sofie - started by Arnaud Sirugue and his wife Sofie Noëllat - has made a delightful rosé, provence style. It's a … [Read more...] about Domaine Arnaud et Sophie, Bourgogne Passetoutgrain rosé 2017
The 2009 edition of Vosne-Romanee Clos de Chateau is showing very well now. The nose is organic and bursting with fruit and Vosne spices - forward and expressive. On the palate intense and quite concentrated - not quite matching the 2010 - deligtful … [Read more...] about Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, Vosne Clos de Chateau 2009
A step down from the Le Pigeonnier - also from La Ferme de Saint Roux this is from Des Maures - a neighbouring appellation. This is a lighter effort - also priced lower - still well made and balanced. It's a quite enjoyable wine .. sweetness and … [Read more...] about La Ferme de Saint Roux, Friponne rosé 2018
The 2017 Corton "Cuvée Baie par Baie" from Moron-Garcia is a unique and truly delightful wine - firmly setting its mark on the mighty hill. For the Corton - Matthieu Moron and Pierre-Oliver Garcia is using the Baie par Baie "technique" and here we … [Read more...] about Domaine Moron-Garcia, Corton “Cuvée Baie par Baie” 2017
Vincent Wine Company is a small winery located in the Eola Hills of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. They make Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Gamay - and provided the Winehog with some samples this summer. Vincent's Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills Zenith is … [Read more...] about Vincent Wine Company, Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills Zenith Vineyard 2016
This is unusual .. highly unusual .. extremely .. a wine from the Rhone area on Winehog. What can I say - grumpier old men - although lets be honest - this wine is quite a treat, as I do actually like (some few) wines from the area mentioned. The … [Read more...] about Château-Grillet 2008
The Chassagne-Montrachet les Perclos 2015 is a truly rare bird - a white from Domaine d'Eugenie is not seen or tasted each week. The 2015 Perclos is very refined and well structured for the vintage - cool and well balanced with a lovely citrus … [Read more...] about Domaine d’Eugenie, Chassagne-Montrachet Les Perclos 2015