Monthly Archives: August 2012

Champagne highlights from a marathon tasting

Here are some notes and scores for Champagnes that I tasted in April, at the annual “Champagne Day” in Stockholm, a highly coveted event primarily for professionals, for which I was able to secure a place through a wine tasting … Continue reading

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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2009

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – or DRC if you wish to sound like you drink them om an almost daily basis – is generally counted as the best wine producer in Burgungy, which makes this domaine one of the brightest … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Burgundy, Champagne, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir | 5 Comments

Two very differently styled 2009 Rieslings

A good Riesling is never wrong to have in your glass, but during the warmer part of the year a fresh white wine of good quality can be even more suitable. This led me to revisit two rather young wines (2009s) from … Continue reading

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Six vintages of Moulin Touchais

Moulin Touchais is a sweet, although not extremely sweet, white wine produced from Chenin Blanc in the appellation Coteaux du Layon of middle Loire. A peculiarity is that Moulin Toucais is always sold with some age, at the earliest 10 … Continue reading

Posted in AuZone, Chenin Blanc, Loire | 7 Comments