Category Archives: 2009

2009 Dom Pérignon – another 2009 Champagne to be released before the 2008

Some time ago, The Drinks Business reported that the next vintage of Dom Pérignon to be the released will be the 2009, in June this year. There will be no 2007, and release of the top vintage 2008 will be … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Two very differently styled 2009 Rieslings

A good Riesling is never wrong to have in your glass, but during the warmer part of the year a fresh white wine of good quality can be even more suitable. This led me to revisit two rather young wines (2009s) from … Continue reading

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