Category Archives: 2012

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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Mixed news including several Burgundies

A couple of weeks ago, the Stockholm branch of the wine tasting club Munskänkarna held a tasting of news in the range of the Swedish alcohol monopoly. Although I sometimes lead tastings in Munskänkarna, I was not guilty of choosing the … Continue reading

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Riesling Grosses Gewächs 2012 tasting

In the end of October, MW lined up some German Riesling Grosses Gewächs – on the labels usually written GG for short – from a number of excellent producers and from the likewise excellent vintage 2012. Grosses Gewächs/GG is a designation … Continue reading

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2012s from Georges Descombes – serious Beaujolais

Georges Descombes is a high-end Beaujolais producer, and their (French-)Swedish distributor Caviste just launched some of their 2012s, from three different crus. Last year, I tasted some of the 2011s and wrote about my impressions of them. At the same time, … Continue reading

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2012 Rieslings from Georg Breuer with Theresa Breuer

Georg Breuer is one of my favorite wine producers, all categories. There are more bottles from Breuer in my cellar than from any other German wine producer, both because I like them and because I consider many of their wines suitable for … Continue reading

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Chablis 2012s from Patrick Piuze

I recently retasted three Chablis 2012s from the excellent producer Patrick Piuze thanks to the Swedish importer Caviste, who sold them already in September this year. When I tasted them at the launch, and then they had been in bottle for … Continue reading

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2012s and other wines from Kloster Eberbach – a traditional Rheingau producer in top shape

A couple of weeks ago I attended a tasting of wines from Kloster Eberbach moderated by their CEO Dieter Greiner, on invitation by their new Swedish importer Bibendum. At this tasting, I represented BKWine, where my feature was published recently. Here … Continue reading

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En primeur tasting of the 2012 vintage at Château Haut-Brion

Mid May I visited Bordeaux to attend the annual Weekend des Grands Crus, and took the opportunity to tail a friend in the wine business who vists Château Haut-Brion to taste en primeur. This means tasting barrel samples of the youngest … Continue reading

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