Tag Archives: 2005

Egly Ouriet 2014 disgorgements

  Egly Ouriet is family estate of 4 generations The Grand Cru terroirs are on the villages of Ambonnay (7,8 ha) Bouzy (0,3 ha) and Verzenay (1,6 ha). The 1er Cru terroir is in Vrigny, 2 ha of Pinot Meunier … Continue reading

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Le Chamarré de Montmartre: magic from the islands

  I happened to be tasting through the wines of Thierry Despres, of Grande Maison in Monbazillac. Whose wines can rival the most expensive and notorious sauternes at a fraction of the price. I know. I’ve done blind tastings before … Continue reading

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Niepoort’s superb dry Douro red “Charme” 2005 at Restaurant DOC

  We asked for the wine to be chilled a little, and it was re-served at 15°. The aromas became even more Burgundian and more explosive. Less cherries and more raspberries like from Vosne Romanée tasted from barrel at its … Continue reading

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Sneaky-creative Jean Michel Lorain in Joigny

Tucked away on between the vineyard covered slope of the Cote St Jacques and the L’Yonne river, this long standing restaurant (La Cote St Jacques) that managed to gain and keep 3 Michelin star status from father to son revisits … Continue reading

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