Result list for “du Breuil” (103 entries)

2005 dubreuil-fontaine, corton-perrières

By billn on October 15, 2007 #degustation

Bought, it now seems, for a ‘song’ at en-primeur time at a mere 39 Swiss francs per… 2005 Dubreuil-Fontaine, Corton-Perrières Limpid medium, medium-plus cherry red. The nose starts tight and unyielding. It slowly releases mocha/espresso high-notes and even over 2 hours remains stable without… Read More

Profile: Dupeuble Père et Fils

By billn on March 22, 2020

Tasted in Le Breuil with Ghislaine Dupeuble, pictured with brother, Stéphane Dupeuble, 20 February 2020. Beaujolais Dupeuble Père et Fils Château des Pertonnières 69620 Le Breuil Tel : +33 4 74 71 68 40 In the whole of France, there are… Read More

a productive weekend’s bottles…

By billn on March 01, 2016 #degustation

A nice set of wines this weekend, in various stages of ‘open-ness…’ 2011 Au Pied de Mont Chauve, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Maltroie Large-scaled in both aromatic and in the mouth – but silkily so. Nice weight of both aroma and flavour with a good freshness too. Not super-energetic but… Read More

Roundup of Wines Tasted

By billn on November 29, 2007 #asides

No slurping or spitting! This is a compendium of wines that, in the main, were really drunk with food, friends and family between August and November 2007. There main exception in these pages are about 60 2005’s which were tasted at a large gathering in Zürich in November. Only… Read More


By billn on March 04, 2018 #in case you missed it

The weather of last week – i.e. the -12°C – was seemingly insufficient the freeze the opened bottles of wine that stood outside my kitchen window. Still, that was one chilly drop of wine… Talking of the weather – my long-weekend visit to the Côtes was called off –… Read More

A couple of wines…

By billn on January 11, 2024 #degustation

Wines - week 02 2024
Getting the old taste buds back into action !! 2020 Chablisienne, Chablis 1er Montmains This was great wine – pre-bottling – I ordered a dozen. After taking delivery, it was obvious from the first bottle I opened that there were pyrazines in here though – shit! This… Read More

weekend wines, week 34 2023

By billn on August 29, 2023 #degustation

weekend wines, week 34 2023
Well, that’s settled – my harvest in Beaune starts on Thursday 8th September. Now back to the wines 😉 2014 Dubreuil-Fontaine, Corton-Charlemagne A fine looking natural cork from Trescases Oops – but that’s a deep colour – plenty of brown here. The nose is obviously oxidative,… Read More

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