Category Archives: 2009

Red wines from Kloster Eberbach – 2009 vintage and 2011 spring auction

While attending the 2011 spring auction in the Eberbach Abbey (I recently translated my old blog post) I also tasted some of the regular red wines of the range of Hessische Staatsweingüter / Kloster Eberbach in their shop. Prices on … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Frühburgunder, Pinot Noir, Rheingau | Tagged | 2 Comments

2011 spring auction in Eberbach Abbey and the Riesling wines of that auction

A report on an auction in late February 2011 may not seem the most natural blog post in January 2014. I actually wrote this in April 2011, but only posted it on the Swedish version of my blog, and never got … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Chardonnay, Hessische Bergstraße, Pinot Noir, Rheingau, Riesling | Tagged | 2 Comments

Burgundy tasting at Bouchard Père & Fils in Beaune, and some older bonus notes

In November I spent a few days in Burgundy in connection with the 141ème Fête des Grands Vins de Bourgogne. Unfortunately I’ve missed out on all the 140 previous editions, and that’s really a shame! Other than three booked producer … Continue reading

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Visit at Château Pavie Macquin in Saint-Émilion with tasting of some other Thienpont 2009s

It’s been a while without any posts on Bordeaux, so I thought I should pull out some more notes from this year’s Bordeaux before 2013 has completely come to an end. During Le Week-end des Grands Crus in May I … Continue reading

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Graillot Crozes-Hermitage 2010 vs 2009

Alain Graillot’s Crozes-Hermitage is often quite good, so when the 2010 vintage was released in Sweden on 1 October (yes, that’s quite late compared to many other markets) I took the opportunity to test a bottle, and opened a half-bottle … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, 2010, Rhône, Syrah | 1 Comment

Bordeaux 2009 at the Union des Grands Crus, part 1: Sauternes

Every year in May, Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux arranges a visitors’ weekend for private customers, under the name Le Week-end des Grands Crus. The first day is a wine exhibition where the châteaux present the latest bottled vintage next to … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Sauternes, Sémillon | 2 Comments

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