Result list for “du Breuil” (103 entries)

2018 Bourgogne Hautes Côtes – whites

By billn on June 03, 2020

It is surprising (to me!) that much less than one-third of the the production of Bourgogne Hautes Côtes is white. There is a little rosé too – in 2019 much more in Nuits with 35 hl than Beaune with 2 hl – though as you see, the total is only… Read More

2018 Bourgogne Hautes Côtes – reds

By billn on June 03, 2020

Red wine accounts for more than 70% of the production in the Hautes Côtes. It is the Hautes Côtes de Beaune that bests the Hautes Côtes de Nuits in terms of production volumes – a little over 60:40 is the proportion in its favour. Historically the Hautes Côtes have been… Read More

AOC Beaujolais

By billn on May 10, 2020

AOC Beaujolais
Category Regional/Generic appellation since 12/09/1937 There exists also AOC Beaujolais Superior, also since 12/09/1937, covering the same communes and potential production area. This AOC is for red wine only, with a slightly reduced allowed maximum yield. This wine is not allowed to be sold before January 15th of the… Read More

2017 – Femmes et Vins

By billn on August 13, 2019

A gathering of a large number of the Femmes et Vins group of producers for their popular Exception’Elles tasting. This time in the Château de Montchat (right) in Lyon. Each of the producers was showing 4 wines, some even finishing with a contribution that was ‘a little’ older! 22 producers… Read More

the tastevinage majors of 2018…

By billn on November 23, 2018 #asides

For this ‘award’ just twenty wines were chosen from 1,033 that were submitted to blind taste in 2018: CRÉMANT DE BOURGOGNE BRUT BLANC – Maison Veuve AMBAL BOURGOGNE VÉZELAY 2015 – CAVE HENRY DE VÉZELAY RULLY PREMIER CRU – RABOURCÉ 2017 – DOMAINE MANIGLEY CHABLIS PREMIER CRU VAILLONS 2016… Read More

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