Domaine Nicolas Rossignol Pommard Les Vignots 2011 Wine Review

This wine proved to be a very enjoyable, archetypal Pommard. It is labelled as “Les Vignots” which is a lieu-dit, rather than premier cru, so this remains a Pommard villages wine. It presented however more like a premier cru. Les Vignots is not particularly far from Pommard premier crus Les Arvelets and La Plati猫re, althoughContinue reading “Domaine Nicolas Rossignol Pommard Les Vignots 2011 Wine Review”

Domaine de Bellene Bourgogne Maison Dieu 2018 Wine Review

This wine review is of a very good Bourgogne rouge from Domaine de Bellene and the ripe 2018 vintage. It provides a typical expression of Burgundian pinot noir that is higher quality than might be expected due to the vintage and also can be found at a fair price. There are attractive, savoury, aromatic andContinue reading “Domaine de Bellene Bourgogne Maison Dieu 2018 Wine Review”

Domaine de Bellene L’eclos Des Abeille 2018 Wine Review

This wine review is of a chardonnay from the 2018 vintage of Domaine de Bellene and the C么teaux Bourguignons in Burgundy. The C么teaux Bourguignons is a regional appellation which permits the grapes to be sourced from anywhere in Burgundy, including Beaujolais. The informative Bourgogne Wines reference website provides further information about the appellation here. TheContinue reading “Domaine de Bellene L’eclos Des Abeille 2018 Wine Review”

Les H茅ritiers Saint-Genys Mercurey Premier Cru Clos Marcilly 2015

This is a very good premier cru chardonnay from Mercurey in the C么te Chalonnaise. In its drinking prime, it has aromas of smoke and minerals. The palate is medium to full bodied, its acidity medium-high and its impression tight, linear and mineral. There is some good complexity here and this wine rewards current drinking. Rating:Continue reading “Les H茅ritiers Saint-Genys Mercurey Premier Cru Clos Marcilly 2015”

Domaine de Bellene C么te de Nuits Villages 2018

Domaine de Bellene鈥檚 C么te de Nuits Villages from the 2018 vintage is a lovely wine. It opens to attractive and fragrant aromas of spice and blackcurrant, with an end note of smoke and cedar. It can only be Burgundy. The palate is medium bodied and more workmanlike with characters akin to red currants. This attractiveContinue reading “Domaine de Bellene C么te de Nuits Villages 2018”

Benjamin Laroche l’Atelier Chorey-L猫s-Beaune 2017

This is a restrained and elegant expression of village level Chorey L猫s Beaune from Benjamin Laroche.聽 In the glass, it has a coiled aroma of minerals and cherries.聽 The palate has medium tannins, notes of refined cedar and an elegant finish.聽 Enjoyable now, or over the next 5 to 6 years.聽 Rating: Good. Abv: 13.0.聽Continue reading “Benjamin Laroche l’Atelier Chorey-L猫s-Beaune 2017”