Category Archives: 2010

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, 2010 vintage – wine simply doesn’t get much better than this…

The legendary Burgundy domaine Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, usually called DRC, is the producer of some of the world’s best wines. 2010 is a classically styled top vintage in Burgundy with fresh acidity, elegant and pure aromas, and good grape … Continue reading

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Sauternes 2010 – a top vintage tasted at the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux

Comme d’habitude, the month of May included this year’s visitor’s weekend in Bordeaux, Le Week-end des Grands Crus, hosted by the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux. This year, the 2010 vintage was showcased, together with a slightly older reference … Continue reading

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Comte Georges de Vogüé and Bonneau du Martray, mostly 2010

Comte Georges de Vogüé and Bonneau du Martray are two very good Burgundy producers. They are both domaines, i.e., produce wine from their own vineyards. Both are rated *** by Clive Coates, which is his highest producer rating, and he has … 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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