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Côte de Nuits

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, …

£56.70; 13% I opened a first bottle of this in Rust, and felt it was reaching maturity, but perhaps missing some length – kinda …

The wine of the Pinot flight, with a suppleness, elegance and delicacy that stroked and danced across the palate. Showed its pricey class. Pale …

This was the odd one out in a vertical of 2008, 2010 and 2011 1er Cru Perrières Nuits-St-Georges. Only the VV villages 2009 was …

As explained on the prior page, the 1er Cru difference was greater flavour density – real depth – and earthy mineral complexity. Medium colour …

This and its 1er Cru partner were the 2011 Gevrey-Chambertin examples, and they were both very good. Many thanks to Becca for giving me …

Not necessarily an auspicious vintage or producer, but a very interesting Burgundy nevertheless. Fragrant aromatics are the key to this, though sadly just missing …

Picked up somewhat randomly, so a good opportunity to test both the 2006 vintage and Dujac’s well-respected wines. Limpid ruby-garnet colour with a medium, …