Tag: chablis

E&E Vocoret: forging a path

Now a decade in business, Eleni and Edouard Vocoret produce some of the most sought-after wines in Chablis. We look at how this dynamic young couple got here – and why our Burgundy Buyer believes their best days (and wines) are still ahead of them. Vocorets have grown vines in Chablis for 12 generations. Edouard […]

Le Domaine d’Henri: starting over

Le Domaine d’Henri is less than a decade old, but it’s built on firm foundations: a bedrock of 150 years of Laroche family history. Here, Margaux Laroche tells us about starting over. “When I was 18, I said I was leaving Chablis and never coming back again,” Margaux Laroche tells us. Evidently, things change. She […]

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 […]