Cote de Nuits

Another batch of videos in an attempt to clear the backlog. Beginning with one of the best wines I’ve had this year… Maison Harbour Gevrey Chambertin La Justice 2015, Burgundy, France (£48.33 Vino Beano) Oh yum. Wonderfully supple style, still desperately young, but already showing its immense charms. Lovely pure […]

Burgundy, Beaujolais and Bais. OK, Pais…

Louis Latour Marsannay Rouge 2015, Burgundy, France (~£20 Hailsham Cellars, The Southwell Vintner, Mr Wheeler, Milford Wine, Saxty’s Wines, Heywood Wines, Flagship Wines, La Zouch Cellars,  Exel Wines, This is unoaked, but it’s picked up a touch of vanilla from somewhere. However the main event is the juicy, vibrant […]

Louis Latour Marsannay Rouge 2015, Burgundy, France

The Society’s Exhibition Saint-Aubin (Henri Prudhon) 2009, Burgundy, France (£9.95 The Wine Society – they’ve now moved on to 2010) Light, delicate aromas, the gently perfumed cherry and raspberry fruit is very nice, but there’s also a slightly earthy/stalky edge that doesn’t dissipate with time. B- Louis Latour Gevrey-Chambertin 2007, […]

Wine Tasting Video: Pinot Noir from Burgundy & Chile

The aim of the Discover the Origin campaign is to highlight the impact which the origin of a product has on its flavour. The wine side of the campaign includes Douro Table Wines, Burgundy and Port, and over the last few weeks, I’ve presented a number of masterclasses featuring all […]

Wine Tasting Video: Discover the Origin – Burgundy

Tasted 10 Pinots one afternoon, and split them over two videos. This should have been the second installment, but it’s ended up being the first. The first (with some Aussie and NZ Pinots) is here. Laroche Viña Punto Alto El Chaparro Pinot Noir 2009, Casablanca, Chile (£16.99 Liberty Wines) Classic […]

Wine Tasting Video: Pinot Noir from Chile and France

Endeavouring to clear a backlog of video material that has accumulated since going to Australia in December. Here are two films featuring eight red Burgundies I tasted late in 2010…. PART 1 Henri Prudhon St Aubin 1er Cru Les Frionnes 2006 (£18.50 Adnams, Yorkshire Vintners) There’s a toffee-like note to […]

Wine Tasting Videos: eight red Burgundies