Tag: burgundy 2012

Tasting Burgundy (day two)

David Jones continues his vinous journey through Burgundy with geology lessons, new vineyard tours and some rather special tastings (Richebourg ’87, anyone?) Domaine Bruno Clavelier A visit to Bruno Clavelier at his Vosne Romanée Domaine can feel more like a school geology lesson than a wine tasting: the first thing you see as you walk […]

The chequered flag for Clark’s Morey St. Denis venture

After a decade as a successful Burgundy vigneron, ex-Formula One pro David Clark has announced that the 2012 vintage will be his last. Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Javier Perurena reviews Clark’s time in wine-making’s fast lane Behind a great wine there is usually a great story, and former Formula One professional David Clark’s is one […]

Tasting Burgundy 2012: a novice’s tale…

Accompanying the Fine Wine team as they tasted Burgundy 2012, new Berry Bros. & Rudd recruit Emily Miles found that getting to know this complex wine region was going to be a lifetime’s (extremely pleasurable) work As I spat my umpteenth mouthful of wine on the cellar floor, and shuffled my feet to coax reluctant […]

Olivier Bernstein – on being a winemaker

This “terrifically exciting” Burgundian producer is, according to Jasper Morris MW, making wines of pure class. With three Premiers Crus and seven Grands Crus to his (increasingly illustrious) name, Bernstein is a producer investors and Burgundy lovers should watch. Here, he talks a little about the philosophy that inspires his wine The process of making a […]