Burgundy

Burgundy (French: Bourgogne, IPA: [buʁ.ɡɔɲ] ) is an administrative and historical region of east-central France. Burgundy comprises the following four departments: Côte-d'Or, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne and Nièvre. Historically, "Burgundy" has referred to numerous political entities, including kingdoms and dukedoms spanning territory from the Mediterranean to Benelux.
Posts about Burgundy
    • The MoneyWeek Christmas Wine Collection – the crème de la crème

      The MoneyWeek Christmas Wine Collection 2002 Billecart-Salmon, Cuvée Nicolas François Billecart, Champagne, France (£130.00, Berry Bros. & Rudd tel. 0800 280 2440). Comme d’habitude, Billecart releases its vintage wine later than everyone else, including Bolly’s spectacular ‘02 RD and even ‘02 Salon Le Mesnil (see my post on these two awesome wines on this website).

      Matthew Jukesin Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -
    • Wine Review: Domaine de la Vougeraie Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru 2009

      The quest for the perfect Pinot takes a big step forward. Most wine lovers have an “aha” moment early in their drinking career in which, quite unexpectedly, they discover a wine of such extraordinary beauty and power they become a slave to the grape forever. But, as one gains experience, those moments become fewer and farther between (not to mention much more expensive) as t ...

      Dwight Furrow/ Edible Artsin Pinot Noir- 9 readers -
  • My Top 5 Star Rated Wines for 2014

    … I am privileged to try so many wines from around the world each year, here in Vancouver. Sparkling, rose, red, white, and fortified wines have all passed my lips. And for some instances there is a wine that stops you in your tracks, all your senses become heightened as they focus on the spectacular wine in your glass. I would like you to be able…

    MyWinePalin Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir Syrah Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • Top 5 Obscure, Affordable Wines from Burgundy

    … Top 5 Obscure, Affordable Wines from Burgundy The Way of the Cross – Domaine Romanée Conti, Burgundy. Affordable Burgundy is NOT an oxymoron. In truth, Burgundy offers far more than just elite Premier and Grand Crus, boasting a broad spectrum of food-friendly wines for every palate and price point. However, finding such wines typically means…

    binNotes | a wine blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Burgundy and Rhone, Cathiard and J-L Grippat

    … Met for pre-dinner drinks with Raj Parr and his cousin Prerna at 28-50 yesterday. Two bottles between three before dinner wasn’t a smart idea, but they were super wines. The Cathiard is, as you might expect from the producer and vintage, a big expression of red Burgundy – ripe and rounded. The Jean-Louis Grippat was just beautiful…

    jamie goode's wine blogin Pinot Noir Syrah- 2 readers -
  • Your Guide to Cru Beaujolais; Plus, Where to Buy it and Drink it in NYC

    ….” Flatiron Wines (929 Broadway, 212-477-1315) The Cru Beau evangelists at Flatiron have a diverse array of bottles, like the elegant and earthy Michel Tete, Clos du Fief, Juliénas, 2011, showing savory beef bouillon and fruity cherry notes for $23, and Jean-Paul Brun’s bright, mineral-driven, raspberry-laced Domaine des Terres Dorées, Cote de Brouilly…

    Lauren Mowery/ CHASING THE VINE- 5 readers -
  • Top Wines and Spirits 2014

    … of the mountains; swaths of frozen gossamer already sheath the peaks and I can start to sense where the tree-tops, jade bristle-brushes waving in the winter breeze, will soon be sporting new coats of glistening ice-gems. And my mind wanders back through the year: the 2014 Vancouver Wine Festival, California Wine Fest, New Zealand Wine Fair and the amazing…

    a chef's journey to learn winein Sauvignon Blanc- 1 readers -
  • Fanny Sabre Bourgogne 2013

    … the last bottle (the by Farr). Though the body is smaller and less overt the mouth feel is better - finer and less abrupt, there's no char or edge and like the 2011 Fanny Sabre (which I preferred) there's an uncommon softness of touch. 87-90. http://feeds.feedburner.com/WinoSapien Click here for the original context …

    Wino sapienin Pinot Noir- 1 readers -
  • Top 3 Takeaways: Burgundy’s HdB 2014

    … Attention Burgundy Lovers! Top 3 Takeaways: 2014 Hospices de Beaune | Burgundy The highlight for any Burgundy lover, 2014 marked the 154th annual Hospices de Beaune auction, celebrated every third Sunday in November. Named for Beaune’s charitable hospital founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, Chancellor to the Duke of Bourgogne Philip the Good…

    binNotes | a wine blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Burgundy: Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges

    … Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges are two of the most famous and well-regarded communes in Burgundy for Pinot Noir. As part of the Cote de Nuits wine region in the Northern part of the Cote d’Or, limestone and clay soils create the perfect environment for complex Pinot Noir. Of course, Burgundy is known for its varied and coveted…

    Wine Maven in Trainingin Pinot Noir- 1 readers -
  • Numbers

    … contentious matter: the general consensus of opinion is that the lower the yield, the better the quality. And yield is vintage variable: 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 have all been low-yielding vintages in Burgundy (though when the vignerons say “we’re down XX% against a normal vintage”, they allude to 2009 which, in old money, was a large rather than…

    vinolent.net- 7 readers -
  • Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 146: Happy #BeaujolaisNouveauDay

    … expectations? Leave a comment, and let us know. Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: #BeaujolaisNouveauDay, 2014, Beaujolais Nouveau, Burgundy, France, Gamay, Georges Duboeuf, Stay Rad Wine Blog TV, Video, Wine, Wine Review, Wine Tasting This entry was posted on November 20, 2014 at 7:57 pm and is filed under Stay Rad Wine Blog TV, Wine. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. …

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  • Wining through the holidays…

    … It’s that time of year again. The “holidays”. You throw a party, or you go to a party. For a huge meal. It could be a traditional roast turkey, accompanied by stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Or it could be roast goose or duck, or a Honeybaked ham. Or (shudder) a turducken. Regardless of what you…

    Goddess of Winein Cabernet Franc Pinot Noir Syrah Chardonnay- 2 readers -
  • Let the gems begin

    …, antithesis of the flamboyant ’07′s but plan for 20 plus years of slow food elegance emission. Classic rose petal, tea leaves, dates and earth caked metal in this guy. From my earlier, March 2014 note: “As expected, this is a gritty effort from Barbi, in part the impart of a testosterone-laden vintage, along with the dryer and cooler climate from Barbi’s…

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