Date: January 2017

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Burgundy 2015 En Primeur | Domaine Joseph Voillot, Pommard & Volnay

January 30th 2017

Pommard is one of the largest communes in the Côte d’Or, whilst neighbouring Volnay is one of the smallest. Pommard’s iron rich soils produce masculine wines with structured tannins and long ageing potential. Volnay, on the other hand, typically produces wines with an ethereal perfume and elegant fruit. For those more familiar with the northern end of the Côte, Pommard and Volnay show strong parallels with Gevrey Chambertin and Chambolle Muisgny respectively. The clay rich soils of this part of Burgundy, just south of Beaune itself, keep the vine roots cool and well-watered; protected from the heat and water stress…

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Burgundy 2015 | ‘Unmatched value’ from Charles Audoin in Marsannay | Magnums available

January 26th 2017

It’s no secret that 2015 Burgundy, particularly red Burgundy, has been a runaway success. A consistent message echoing through the trade and press is that in this brilliant vintage it’s not just the classified crus and most prestigious villages which have produced excellent quality, the communal wines of peripheral appellations like Marsannay have exceeded themselves.

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2007 La Rioja Alta “904” Gran Reserva Rioja

January 25th 2017

The sumptuous 904 bottling comes from 300 hectares of vineyards in different parts of the best zones of the Rioja Alta region, out of which they make this first class Rioja. This is a firm favourite within the Goedhuis team and a wine we follow every year as it is simply so easy to drink and utterly delicious.

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