Result list for “Clos des Lambrays” (91 entries)

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

58 x 2005’s

By billn on November 29, 2007 #asides

No pretence about making life easy for you – these wines are listed in exactly the order tasted – but there are plenty of big names! They were not drunk at home, nor were many swallowed, but they were all tasted in a 2 hour period together with most of… Read More

Puligny-Montrachet: Village Profile

By billn on March 22, 2006 #pages#puligny-montrachet#villages#vprofile

At the core of the white-wine-centric Côte de Beaune are Meursault & Puligny-Montrachet. Sadly for Chassagne-Montrachet and St.Aubin, and despite the quality of their wines – the former’s grand crus included – those two villages are often relegated to the afterthoughts of consumers. Meursault was, for generations, the most sought-after… Read More

09. A-Z: Burgundy appellations

By billn on September 28, 2005 #about burgundy#discover

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Some describe the Burgundy region as the most difficult to understand. Could that be due to the mix of red, white, pink and fizzy wines and almost 700 appellations if you include their sub-appellations? Aloxe-Corton Auxey-Duresses Bâtard-Montrachet Beaujolais (& Nouveau) Beaujolais… Read More

Round-up of wines tasted

By billn on October 21, 2003 #pages

No slurping and spitting; these wines were drunk at home with food and friends between July and November 2003. Corkwatch: 4 from 84 = 4.8% REGIONAL WINES 2000 Joseph Faiveley, Bourgogne Rouge Medium cherry red. The nose is of earthy cooked red cherries against a faintly smokey… Read More

Random ruminations…

By billn on October 21, 2003 #editorials#pages

October 2003 The last report for this year and I’ve just a little time available for reflection. I started the year with the intention of doing a quarterly report, but halfway between issue 1 & 2 a sense of realism set in and I went for 3… Read More

Oaky Wine & En Primeur

By billn on September 08, 2003 #degustation

Just in case you didn’t know, there’s a big problem with en-primeur tastings; Back in January 2002 the 2000 Grand Cru of Clos des Lambrays really stood out for me at a tasting organised by the UK merchant Howard Ripley. The problem is that the wines are sometimes… Read More

Burgundy Report

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