Just a taster for the big ‘2020 White’ issue, otherwise known as the October report: above are all the domaines with 2020s online in Burgundy Report right now – there’s another 11 added in the September report…
Direct to the new report here.
Remiss of me not to say anything, I suppose, but given the number of views, it looks like subscribers spotted the new report easily enough. It went online at the weekend. There’s some transitioning to tasting the 2020s already in the late summer – and you can see that it’s late summer given the shorts and t-shirts 🙂
For anyone who may have missed it, there was a new report online yesterday. I hope that all of you subscribers will enjoy it.
In the last few weeks I’ve been turning more and more to the 2020s – another dozen domaines will be online when the harvest is finished and I start the campaign proper looking at the 2020s…
The May report is online – and look out for June’s in another 2 weeks – Enjoy 🙂
Domaines number 299-320 visited since I began my tour of 2019s – though one chose to present their 2018s! In this issue, I visited more new domains (for here) than the older names I caught up with – for instance producers who provided great Petit Chablis or Beaune 1ers wines in my blind-tastings this year, plus a small but welcome diversion in the area of Pouilly-Fuissé.
And coming? Look out this time next month for a profile of the Clos des Cortons Faiveley in my May Report – and a tasting, of course! Plus a blind tasting of 2019 Irancy – with one genuinely great wine – three domaines who provided knockout wines also profiled for the first time in Burgundy Report – one of these producers you might know very well from these pages but making wines of a very different colour!
Largely still concentrating on the 2019 vintage, here is an equal mix of domaines that are new here and some more familiar names – if not colours 🙂
Additionally, you will find an extensive tasting of 2018 Beaune 1er Crus – whites too. As you may see, despite the potential – and in some places actual – excesses of the 2018 vintage, here all is calmer – indeed delicious.
The sixth in my series of 2019 Burgundy Reports is now online. To recap:
1. The whites part 1 – Mâconnais
2. The whites part 2 – Côte de Beaune
3. The whites part 3 – Chablis
4. The reds part 1 – Côte de Beaune
5. The reds part 2 – Côte de Nuits
6. The reds part 3 – Beaujolais
This report covers the visits to taste 2019s at domaines #217 – #280 in my campaign of 2019 visits with another 400+ wines tasted. It, naturally, includes both what I like and who I like, and rather than ‘just’ scores, I actually note all the wines worth that are special search to buy!
I hope that you enjoy this in-depth look. I’m now underway in Burgundy again, catching up on some domaines that missed in the last months, and visiting some new names – so new reports will, still mainly be for 2019s – but with a mix of regions, rather than the format as above.
It was 22°C today – I needed sunscreen for my head when jogging. I also noted lots of police cars stationed in the vineyards of Beaune – no-doubt waiting for unsuspecting victims – out and about after 6pm!!!
The fifth in my series of 2019 Burgundy Reports is now online. To recap:
1. The whites part 1 – Mâconnais, followed by
2. The whites part 2 – Côte de Beaune
3. The reds part 1 – Côte de Beaune
4. The reds part 2 – Côte de Nuits
This report covers the visits to taste 2019s at domaines #151 – #216 in my campaign of 2019 visits. It, naturally, includes both what I like and who I like, and rather than ‘just’ scores, I actually recommends which wines to buy!
I hope that you enjoy this in-depth look. I’m now underway in Beaujolais, also tasting 2019s to start my Red Burgundy Report – Part 3! – 55 producers to visit – so that will then be 270 domains visited to taste their 2019s – of course with more to come before the new wave of 2020s starts in around July or August!
This report covers the visits to taste 2019s at domaines #114 – #150 plus there others visited in July. It, naturally, includes and what and who I like, and rather than ‘just’ scores, actually recommends which wines to buy!
I hope that you enjoy this in-depth look. I’m also underway in Chablis tasting 2019s to start my white Burgundy Report – Part 3! – 44 domaines already visited and another 18 are planned for the last week of January – if I’m allowed to travel – fingers crossed!