Category: Burgundy Wine

Inside Burgundy – Côte de Nuits

Apparently the Forth Bridge has been completely repainted and they don’t need to start again at the beginning. Work on Inside Burgundy however is never finished! We eagerly await the launch of the iPad eBook on the Côte de Nuits, to join its sibling Côte de Beaune, launched last year. The joy of the iPad […]

Tasting Olivier Bernstein’s 2011s

Today we were lucky enough to be able to taste Olivier Bernstein‘s line up of 2011 wines. Below are tasting notes from various members of our Fine Wine team. 2011 Chambertin Clos de Beze, Grand Cru Gentle, but building, fragrant black fruit on the nose, restrained and regal. Fabulously lush black berry-fruit on the palate […]

Introducing Olivier Bernstein

After a very successful campaign in January introducing the 2011 Burgundy vintage we are now preparing for the next round featuring our impressive friend Olivier Bernstein. We look forward to welcoming him to Basingstoke shortly to talk the Fine Wine team through his brilliant line-up, which we will be launching in mid march. Olivier has […]

2011 Burgundy Tasting Trip & Personal Picks

Group one (of two) have just returned from a great few days tasting the wines from the length and breadth of Burgundy. Three and a half days, 25 producers and around 350 wines later and we are much better prepared for the 2011 releases in January. Burgundy suffered a rather cold spell of weather at […]