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Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Fourrier, Cathiard, Mortet, Rousseau & Ponsot

November 13th 2019

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On Tuesday night we had dinner at Bistro des Cocottes with the wine trade legend Roy Richards, who brought a couple of extremely generous bottles to share with us. Before getting into them we drank a couple of lovely whites including 2016 Saint-Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly from Bernard Moreau and a really impressive 2016 Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Le Charmois by Marc Colin. We eased into a bottle of Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Champeaux 2013 from Denis Mortet. The 2013s are the Burgundians’ favourite drinking vintage right now, as they offer supple fruit and soft tannins. Roy then produced an unlabelled…

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Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Bonneau du Martray, Jadot, Chandon de Briailles, Leflaive, Jobard & Clerget

November 8th 2019

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Another early morning and finally a glimpse of some brighter weather, to start us on our day. First up the most famous address in Corton Charlemagne: Bonneau du Martray. This estate has been under new leadership for the last three years and is the largest single owner of vines within Corton Charlemagne.

Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Hudelot-Noellat, Laurent Ponsot, Tortochot, Geantet-Pansiot & Serafin

November 6th 2019

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On Tuesday night we had a lovely dinner at Ma Cuisine where owner Pierre Escoffier was in tip top form. We drank a couple of lovely bottles including a fabulous Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Referts 2014 from Carillon and a really impressive Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Les Murgers 2013 Hudelot Noellat.

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Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Leroux, Roche de Bellene, AF Gros & Bernstein

November 5th 2019

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The Goedhuis team is in Burgundy for two weeks tasting the 2018 vintage across the Côte-d’Or. After Buying Director, David Roberts MW’s terrific trip last month tasting the whites of Chablis and the Côte de Beaune, we have high expectations and our itinerary is jam-packed with some fantastic tastings lined up. Here are my first impressions after our first day.

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