Domaine Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux-Saint-Jacques Premier Cru 2008

This is a resoundingly delicious wine from Claude Dugat. ┬áFrom Lavaux-Saint-Jacques, the biggest of the Gevrey-Chambertin premier cru vineyards at 9.53 hectares and situated immediately south of Clos Saint-Jacques, the wine is quite deeply coloured (for pinot noir) and opens to aromatics of blackcurrants, fruit and violets. ┬áThe palate has fantastic length, with fresh acidity,Continue reading “Domaine Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux-Saint-Jacques Premier Cru 2008”

A tasting of 2012 and 2013 Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Crus

So many notes, so little time. ┬áThis was an outstanding tasting of a bracket of premier cru wines from Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges from the 2012 and 2013 vintages. ┬áThe distinction between the 2012 and 2013 vintages seemed finer at this tasting (see my earlier vintage comparison┬áhere), with the better wines appearing to be from 2012,Continue reading “A tasting of 2012 and 2013 Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Crus”