Category Archives: Chardonnay

White and red Burgundies from Le Grappin

French-Swedish online wine dealer Caviste recently released new wines from Le Grappin in Burgundy. Le Grappin is run by an Australian by the name Andrew Nielsen, and I’ve blogged earlier about the corresponding release in 2015 (then the 2013 vintage) and in … Continue reading

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Goisot from Côtes d’Auxerre, mostly 2017

Recently, the excellent Swedish-French online merchant Caviste (who sells a mixed box from one producer at a time, every three weeks or so) showed a new relase wines from Domaine Goisot, a producer in the Côtes de Auxerre/Grand Auxerrois area, an area around … Continue reading

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Two 2016 Burgundian posts over at BKWine: Bonneau du Martray and Comte Georges de Vogüé

Over at BKWine, a website belonging to a Swedish-French wine travel company, there are two recent posts about wines from two high-class Burgundy domains, Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray on the white side, and Musigny/Bonnes Mares/Chambolle-Musigny from Comtes Georges de Vogüé on the red … 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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Suenen – a high-class blanc de blancs Champagne producer

Last week I tasted some Champagnes from Suenen, a producer located in Cramant in the Côte de Blancs part of Champagne, and part of the range sold by Caviste. Since 2009, Suenen is run by Aurélien Suenen, following the premature passing away of … Continue reading

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Chardonnay from Domaine Labet in Jura

Recently, Swedish-French online wine merchant Caviste presented a release from Domaine Labet i Jura. I tasted the corresponding release in 2014, when I wrote a bit more on the producer, and in 2015. The tasting included three Chardonnay wines that were sold … Continue reading

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Beaune premier cru tasting

In December I put together a tasting on the theme red Beaune premier cru. The reason I chose this theme is that the Beaune wines hasn’t suffered as steep price increases as Burgundies from many other well-established areas of the … Continue reading

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Vineyard-designated Champagnes tasting

Some months ago, in October last year, I arranged a tasting of a set of vineyard-designated Champagnes in our wine-tasting club AuZone. These are Champagnes that originate from a single vineyard site (lieu-dit in French, lieux-dits in the plural) and has this … Continue reading

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2014 Chablis from Patrick Piuze

In December I tasted some wines from Chablis producer Patrick Puize at the French-Swedish online merchant Caviste. Piuze’s wines are typical Chablis in style with a lot of mineral, some smoke and a firm palate. Nevertheless, these wines go just a little bit in … Continue reading

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Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray

In October I tasted four vintages of the Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray (2013: 92+/93(+), 2001: 93-94(+), 1998: 92, and 1985: 94) ahead of the Swedish importer Tryffelsvinet’s annual release. Since I participated in the tasting as a representative of BKWine, the tasting … Continue reading

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