Tag: Dominique Lafon

A face-to-face encounter with the Great Whites

With the UK wine market in the grip of Burgundy-fever, we caught up with Olivier Merlin and Dominique Lafon – the preeminent producers behind one of this year’s most exciting white wine stories: a rarely seen collaboration to create the stunning 2012 Pouilly-Fuissé Clos des Quarts While Olivier Merlin has been buying grapes from the […]

2013 Burgundy Vintage Diary Part II

The second installment of Jasper Morris MW’s blog from the vineyards of Burgundy, where the harvest continues despite unpredictable weather. Monday 30th September Sunday did indeed turn out to be dreary damp and drizzly and I doubt if many pickers were out. Monday was better, still misty and overcast for most of the day which […]

2013 Burgundy vintage: a diary

Jasper Morris MW brings us up to date with the Burgundy harvest, as the vignerons tread the delicate balance between ripeness and rot. The days leading up to harvest are the usual battle of nerves: to hold on for full maturity or to get the grapes in before rot can further diminish an already small […]