Monthly Archives: July 2018

Some Champagnes from Pehu Simonet

In May, I tasted some Champagnes from Pehu Simonet chez Swedish-French online merchant Caviste. Last time I wrote about a Pehu Simonet release was in 2015. Pehu Simonet is a smaller producer locate in Verzenay, which is a Pinot Noir-dominated grand cru … Continue reading

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Some wines from Goisot

In March, Swedish-French online merchant Caviste showed a new batch of wines from Domaine Goisot, a producer in the Grand Auxerrois, an area around Chablis, which puts us in the northwestern part of Burgundy. Goisot is an organic and biodynamical producer, with … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Courthiézy on the left bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche Vineyards and grape varieties: 37.2 hectares (91.9 acres), of which 80% Pinot Meunier, 17% Pinot Noir, and 3% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (83%) Maps Google … Continue reading

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