Result list for “des Varoilles” (60 entries)

2016 Roi Chambertin

By billn on December 19, 2017 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in Gevrey-Chambertin, 16 November, 2017. This was the seventh presentation by the Syndicat of Gevrey-Chambertin for new vintage – first done with the 2010s – you will find notes from all of those previous tastings in the back-pages of Burgundy-Report (here). The format was the… Read More

Romanée-Conti – 2016

By billn on December 19, 2017 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in Vosne-Romanée with Bertrand de Villaine, 14th December, 2017. Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1 Place de l’Église 21700 Vosne-Romanée Aubert last year on on 2016: “People think the year was bad, only because of one day of frost, and yes we lost 90%… Read More

frost – 2+ – the côte de nuits…

By billn on May 02, 2016 #vintage 2016

As promised, I also toured around the vines of the Côte de Nuits on Friday and inspected vines ‘here and there’ along the way. As-ever, it seems that the Côte de Nuits has the lighter of the frost damage – though I’m definitely talking ‘on average’ because: Marsannay –… Read More

a nine bottle evening

By billn on April 27, 2013 #degustation

With beouf bourguignone, a really interesting set of wines – the Thomas Frères wines coming from an undisturbed Zürich cellar. Wines were served blind… 1966 Thomas Frères, Tastevinage Cote de Nuits Villages Pronounced, wild aromatics – you have the impression that this could be a young ‘natural’ wine. The… Read More

Just so many wines…

By billn on June 26, 2011 #pages

Here’s a compendium of wines tasted with producers between the 1st December 2010 and the end of March 2011. They are mainly 2009s and 2008s – I tasted lots of 2010s in this period, but far too early to make notes – there’s not much value telling you that Romanée-Conti… Read More

Random ruminations…

By billn on March 21, 2003 #editorials#pages

March 2004 Nature intervened in the size of the spring report in the guise of two 3-4 periods of blocked noses and coughing – so I had to cancel some visits – only thing I could taste was my sore throat pastilles! Never mind, I’m sure the domaines… Read More

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