Tag: chablis

A closer look at Chablis

Chablis is a wonderful mix of simplicity and complexity, says Adam Bruntlett. Our Burgundy Buyer explains what’s happening in the region today, and which bottles he’s recommending right now. As anyone who has visited can attest, the town of Chablis is a quiet and rather sleepy place. It’s closer geographically to the Champagne region than […]

Burgundy’s grapes: Chardonnay

Across the world, Chardonnay may be considered a divisive “Marmite” grape, but in Burgundy, it reigns supreme. For anyone starting their Burgundy adventure, the region’s sheer complexity can be daunting. Thankfully, there’s at least one aspect which is really quite simple: the grape varieties. All the great wines of Burgundy are produced from either Chardonnay or Pinot […]

Chablis’s rock-star duo: Eleni and Edouard Vocoret

Burgundy may be home to some of the world’s most desirable wines, but its producers are – for the most part – humble farmers. Eleni and Edouard Vocoret, who craft thrilling wines in Chablis, don’t necessarily fit that description; Will Heslop introduces a duo that stand out from the crowd – for all the right […]

White Burgundy: a fresh look at the 2015s

As much of the wine world is still focusing on the recently released 2017s, Will Heslop takes another look at 2015 white Burgundy – wines, he believes, that thoroughly deserve a second glance