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In the Vines with… Jean-Philippe Fichet

For the launch of our interview feature “In the Vines with..” we are thrilled to start with one of the greatest Burgundian growers, Jean-Philippe Fichet. 10 thought-provoking questions & answers from Mersault.

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2017 Burgundy | A glorious expression of poise and precision

After three weeks’ tasting the 2017 vintage in Burgundy I have come back excited and energised. This time last year many of our growers were strangely subdued. While they were thrilled to have some volume after six consecutively small harvests,...

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Tasting Burgundy 2017 | Week Two | Comte Armand, Tollot-Beaut & Bonneau du Martray

Last night we had a delicious dinner at Le Bistro des Cocottes, I am feeling rotund, but managed to get out early this morning for a little jog around the périphérique, yes, miracles do happen! It is 8:54 and I...

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Tasting Burgundy 2017 | Week Two | Simon Bize, de Courcel, Thomas Bouley, Chandon de Brailles & Hubert Lamy

What is quite surprising is that it takes 12 hours from Hampshire to my supper in Beaune, via the Eurostar.  I think a flight from Heathrow next time is back on the agenda! Monday morning, the start of our second...

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Tasting Burgundy 2017 | Day Five | Jean-Philippe Fichet, Bruno Colin, Justin Girardin & Benjamin Leroux

The last day of the week started off with one of our favourite tastings – our very dear friend Jean-Philippe Fichet in Meursault. It is always a joy to see him – we have been working together for nearly thirty...

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