Category Archives: Volnay

Pinot Noir in Burgundy

Domaine de Montille, Bourgogne 2007 There’s pretty raspberry fruit laced with brown spices in the nose. The mouth is quite concentrated, full of acidity with a whisper of tannin in the background. As with the 2005, lay this down for … Continue reading

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Cote de Beaune stars

Maison Ambroise, Corton, Le Rognet Grand Cru 1997 Quite youthful at this point, with nuttiness and cedar, earthiness and fruit on the ground. In the mouth this wine is still packed with flavor and the structure is still vivid. There’s … Continue reading

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California and Burgundy Head-to-Head

Vincent Girardin Rully 1er Cru Les Cloux 2005 Very nice. Vinifié, élevé et mis en bouteille a Meursault 13.5% $24.99 at K&L Vincent Girardin .com Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay 2005 My notes from previous bottles of the 2004 and … Continue reading

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