Category Archives: Pinot Noir

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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Champagne from Savart

It was time again for the annual release Champagne Savart from the French-Swedish wine merchant Caviste, now for the fifth time. Savart is one of the new generation of high-class small growers in Champagne and is located in Écueil, a premier cru … 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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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the 2012 vintage

In June, the Swedish importer Vinunic again arranged a tasting of the current vintage from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, which meant the 2012 vintage. DRC, as they are commonly known, is a well-known Burgundy producer that is widely considered to … Continue reading

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Burgundies from Le Grappin

French-Swedish niche importer Caviste put on a tasting of some red and white Burgundies from Le Grappin, a recently established winery run by an Australian, Andrew Nielsen. I also tasted wines from this producer chez Caviste in August last year. A somewhat … Continue reading

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Pinot Noir from Calera and some thoughts on Californian Pinot Noir in general

Calera is a winery with a focus on Pinot Noir, located in San Benito County in California, about 90 miles south of San Francisco, close to Mt. Harlan. The founder Josh Jensen had been to Burgundy to learn about wine production, and returned with the … Continue reading

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Some red Burgundies from Tortochot

Here are my impression of three wines from the Burgundy producer Tortochot that I tasted while the Bourgogne Wine Tour 2015 visited Stockholm in February, plus another wine from this producer tasted in the comfort of my own home. First some words about this … Continue reading

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