Category Archives: Chardonnay

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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Fontalloro and other Tuscan wines from Fèlsina

I had the opportunity to taste through some wines from Fattoria di Fèlsina, a winery in Tuscany, when Andrea Bonivento from Fèlsina visited Stockholm, invited by their Swedish importer Vinunic. Fèlsina is located in Castelnuovo Berardenga, which is in the … Continue reading

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Mixed Champagnes including several 2008s

A couple of weeks ago, Champagne-heavy French-Swedish online wine merchant Franska vinlistan (“French wine list”) ran a tasting of their current campaign. We got to taste a trio of 2008 Champagnes – a fabulous vintage – as well as “higher” trio from … Continue reading

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