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1er Cru

Another en primeur Burgundy purchase, but something of a contrast with Blain Gagnard’s 2005 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru. This one seems representative of the vintage: …

Youthful. Drinking pretty well now, but will be better in 3-5 years, to allow the slightly ‘hard’ acidity to mellow and integrate, whilst complexity …

Got told off for noting this one at dinner with SJ, AM and Chris. Anyway, reasonably happy to have done so as it was …

A birthday present for SJ, since she likes Meursault so much! A bit of a risk to try a late ‘90s white Burgundy, but …

Infanticide. Sadly. Bone dry and came across as lean… yet flavour concentration or something suggested something that would unwind & blossom in say 2012 …

Sadly writing from distant memory, but an overall impression was a good wine for the vintage, albeit a touch lean and a need to …

This was an excellent recommendation from JR.com for an en primeur white Burgundy in a great vintage. A very nice, classic Southern Burgundian Chardonnay …

Sadly this label was just going to fall apart not matter what… A good Sauternes, with a mid-gold colour, starting to deepen towards amber. …

Picked this up from POTG – a 2nd bottle of this matured, classy Burgundy (a case of the 2005 of which is sitting in …