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Bourgogne

I thought I’d randomly open the first of this case, since other 2009s I’ve recently had have been very appealing. This too is showing …

This was an exam example that didn’t arrive in time for an open tasting, so I just opened it for pleasure. A fully-mature – …

The finale of a 20-50 winemaker dinner with Gregory Valloire – one of the 4 of the last 8 magnums of this at the …

My ‘other’ case of 2005 Gevrey, and finally decided to crack one. More forgiving, and less minerality dominated than Mes Cinq Terroirs. This is …

The wine of Christmas. A reminder how great Burgundy can be. Maturing, but not at all old. Might have 10 more years? Mid-garnet, with …

A total disappointment for round 2 of Pinots – and the Comte Armand Epeneaux 1er Cru Pommard didn’t fare well either. Though well-enough made, …

This was José-Luis’ other blind wine, and usefully a Crémant – which I’d thought about having in the line-up. With the lower acidity than …

Drank just a couple of days after opening J. L. Chavy’s Perrières, and in a line-up of 3 Puligny 1er Cru 2011s, alongside Referts …

Opened just because, and I’d say this is in early-mid maturity. Another 3-5 years for my 2nd bottle, perhaps. Classic Puligny, I think, and …

Bought en primeur, and finally opened the 1st of 6 in 2014. Has the ripeness and somewhat moderated acidity of 2005 whites, but still …