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Nice light and pretty clouds in the Côte de Nuits today…

a few views from the last couple of days…

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July 2020 - Veraison

The July 2020 issue of Burgundy-Report
Image: Mid-July 2020 & veraison already!

A melange of domaines visited in July/August:
Beginning to cross the border into tasting 2019s. From the covid-compatible South to the North…

From the Mâconnais:
Jules Desjourneys – 2017
Thibert – 2016

Three new domaines from Meursault:
Profile: Buisson-Battault
Profile: Philippe Bouzereau
Profile: Génot-Boulanger

Côte de Beaune:
Maison Harbour – 2018

Domaines from the Côte de Nuits:
JF Mugnier – 2019
Laurent Ponsot – 2018
Rossignol-Trapet – 2019
Henri Rebourseau – 2018
Joliet / Clos de la Perrière – 2019


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The Finest Wines of Burgundy

A portable, hard-wearing guide to the Côte d’Or plus 90 producers of note and their best wines. Truth be told, there should have been 150 great producers – but not in the 320 pages that were prescribed.
It’s probably time to start working on a new one – eh?

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