Result list for “La Pirolette” (16 entries)

Mainly Beaujolais – new names & many magnums

By billn on May 29, 2019

Bien Boire en Beaujolais 2019 afforded me to the opportunity of finding a few (relatively) new names – here are 10 of them. Where possible I mainly tasted their 2017s. The domaines were not all from Beaujolais – truth be told, there’s some very nice Mâconnais domaines too! Plus I… Read More

Saint Amour: Village Profile

By billn on September 01, 2017 #br extra!

Saint Amour Basics: AOC – Since February 1946 AOC Area – 320 hectares Allowed Yields – 58 Hl/ha Allowed Colours – Red only (White bottled as Beaujolais Blanc) Allowed Grapes – Gamay Noir with up to a maximum of 15% ‘others’ including: Aligoté,… Read More

Château de la Terrière – 2015

By billn on March 21, 2017 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in the Chateau de la Terrière with Grégory Barbet and Frederic Maignet, 20 February 2017. Château de la Terrière La Terrière 69220 Cercié Tel: +33 4 74 66 77 89 Grégory on 2016: “Really hard. Spring was very wet and with hail too –… Read More

young talents 2018

By billn on October 25, 2018 #annual laurels

The big tasting was this week, and here for your interest is the list of nominees for the trophy in each category. Some are well-known to readers of Burgundy Report, some naturally, are new. There will be a ‘taste-off’ with the trophy’s main judges – this year Olivier Poussier and… Read More

Clos Sauvage – 2022

By billn on April 30, 2023

Tasted in the Haut du Bois de Leynes with David Devynck, 29 March 2023. Domaine Clos Sauvage Haut du Bois de Leynes 71570 Leynes Tel: +33 7 89 47 33 04 David Devynck and his wife Sophie have been here since 2019. They had worked on farms and in… Read More

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