Result list for “David Large” (99 entries)

des Croix – 2016

By billn on December 03, 2017 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in Beaune with David Croix, 07 November, 2017. Domaine des Croix 2 Rue Colbert 21200 Beaune Tel: +33 3 80 22 41 81 David Croix on 2017: “​In 2017 we went in every vineyard to do some leaf plucking, and where we thought we should,… Read More

the mid-weeklies…

By billn on March 17, 2017 #degustation

A few mid-week lubrications, including some more from 1996 – but first a little something from David Clark: 2008 David Clark, Côte de Nuits Villages Dark coloured. A nose of fresh, crunchy dark-red fruit – very inviting. There’s plenty of acidity here, but delivered in a style that… Read More

Louis Max – 2015

By billn on December 05, 2016 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in Nuits St.Georges with Jean Francois Joliette, cellar-master Sophie Doche and David Duband, 18 November 2016. Maison Louis Max 6 Rue de Chaux 21700 Nuits-Saint-Georges Tel: +33 3 80 62 43 01 David Duband on 2016: “It wasn’t worth treating the… Read More

2hl/ha? it ain’t half hot mum!

By billn on August 26, 2016 #harvests#vintage 2016

 Beaune, 21h00 tonight This morning really reminded me of 2015 – getting the gardening done before 10am – before the temperatures got too high. Late afternoon Beaune sweltered in 37°C – long live aircon I say, having travelled 4 hours from Bern! Despite this week’s similarity to 2015,… Read More


By billn on August 02, 2016 #br extra!#pages

All tasted in Chablis, 20 March 2016, with Grégory Viennois, David Croix and Stéphane Derenoncourt. Or as my hosts described this tasting: Limestone and Minerality – the language of the soil. Honestly, I don’t think I learned very much about minerality in this presentation, hosted by Domaine Laroche in… Read More

Clos de Vigne au Saint – 118% Corton!

By billn on July 22, 2016 #br extra!#pages

Jasper Morris’s book ‘Inside Burgundy’ describes Corton Clos de la Vigne au Saint as covering 2.46 hectares, yet, if you add up the surface areas of today’s three owners; des Croix, Louis Latour and Méo-Camuzet, you will come up with a larger number – 18% larger! The first reference… Read More

Louis Max – 2014

By billn on January 20, 2016 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in Nuits with Jean Francois Joliette, Éric de la Broise and David Duband, 01 December 2015. Maison Louis Max 6 Rue de Chaux 21700 Nuits-Saint-Georges Tel: +33 3 80 62 43 01 The former CEO of Louis Max, Philippe Bardet moved to… Read More

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