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1999 Vosne-Romanée, Domaine Hudelot-Noellat, Burgundy

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This bottle is part of my Burgundy experimental series where I try to pick bottles of good vintages, but from vignerons which are not of worldwide reputation. I was told by my undercover informants, that Hudelot-Noellat would be such a winery and ordered their Vosne-Romanée village wine from the solid 1999 vintage. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Bourgogne,France

1999 Vosne-Romanée, Domaine Michel Gros

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Domaine Michel Gros is one of the better names in Vosne. And since there is a famous adage for Burgundy saying “The name of the producer is as important as the name of the vineyard”, this is a crucial piece of information. But what is it based on? Just subjective studying of websites and forums, I have to admit. The domaine owns a few interesting vineyards in the Côte de Nuits such as the Premier Cru Clos des Réas as a monopoly but even if this name sounds quite euphonious as well, it isn’t Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Bourgogne,France

Gilbert Felettig Burgunder-Probe in Frankfurt

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Lange muss man in der deutschen Spätburgundersparte stöbern um Qualitäten zu finden wie sie im Burgund in die Flasche gebracht werden.

So war ich auch sehr glücklich bei einer kleinen Probe im Weinsinn, einer netten und stylishen Weinbar im frankfurter Westend teilzunehmen. Dorthin hatte der Weinhändler Tour Du Vin geladen um die Weine ihres burgundischen Flagschiffwinzers Gilbert Felettig vorzustellen, und diesen auch mitsamt seines Vaters gleich mitgebracht.

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Der Winzer: Gilbert Felettig
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