Category: Wine Reviews

Burgundy 2016 En Primeur: Louis Jadot

November 23rd 2017

Jadot-cellar

Anticipation is building for the January release of the Burgundy 2016s. The crop might be small, but the quality is high. One of Beaune’s preeminent producers and land owners, Louis Jadot, always release their prices early, so this year it presents a great opportunity to secure yourself some wines from sought after villages like Chambolle Musigny and Nuits St Georges and grands crus such as Echézeaux that may be sadly scarce come the January release.

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Burgundy Tasting Trip: Day 8

November 10th 2017

Patrick-Javillier

Day eight and a big day for us: eight domaines today on our agenda. By 8.30am we were standing with Nathalie Tollot of Tollot Beaut tasting her range. Unfortunately the frost damaged a large chunk of her vines so Natalie has decided to blend the two Savignys and both 1er Cru Beaunes. The star for me was her Aloxe Corton 1er Cru Vercots on the border with Pernand, which showed a bit more volume and intensity than her delicious village Aloxe. These vines were untouched by the frost. We finished on the Corton Bressandes which was harder to taste today…

The Friday Fix | Verdicchio 2016 & Monteleccio 2015

November 10th 2017

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BRILLIANT BOOZE: Today’s Friday Fix boasts two real Italian gems which are bang on the money for drinking right now and big favourites with the team here. Try a case of each and enjoy a sizeable discount and free delivery* Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Sartarelli 2016 – click here to buy £144.00 / 12 bottles inc VAT £12.00 / bottle inc VAT (List price £156.00 / 12 bottles inc VAT) Hailing from the Marche region on Italy’s Adriatic coast, this popular recent addition to our drinking list is a big find for us. Sartarelli are making some of the finest…

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