Category Archives: AuZone

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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Vineyard-designated Champagnes tasting

Some months ago, in October last year, I arranged a tasting of a set of vineyard-designated Champagnes in our wine-tasting club AuZone. These are Champagnes that originate from a single vineyard site (lieu-dit in French, lieux-dits in the plural) and has this … Continue reading

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William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru tasting

In August, I put together a tasting for our wine tasting club AuZone on the theme Chablis grand cru. I promised a decent proportion from the Les Clos vineyard, usually considered the best of the seven grand cru vineyards on the hill … Continue reading

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Krug Grande Cuvée vertical tasting

In February 2014, i.e., almost a year ago, I arranged a tasting of Krug Grande Cuvée tasting. This was a vertical tasting of the “non-vintage” Krug, or multi-vintage as Krug prefer to call it. This was a tasting in our wine … 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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Champagne 2002 tasting with a focus on big producers

In the end of November I held a tasting of vintage 2002 Champagnes in the wine tasting club AuZone. 2002 is a top-notch vintage, and this time the focus of the tasting was larger producers, both Champagne houses and some major … Continue reading

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Christmann Idig, a Riesling Grosses Gewächs vertical with AuZone

Christmann’s dry top Riesling Idig, a Grosses Gewächs, or “GG” as the label and bottle usually says, was the theme of a recent vertical tasting in our wine tasting club AuZone. Erik H. provided us with this excellent tasting. A. … Continue reading

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