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
    • Let the gems begin

      Wine review at VINTAGES of Norman Hardie Chardonnay County Unfiltered 2012 by Godello If the premature lashing of cold, snow and ice weren’t enough to get you thinking about holiday shopping, get thee to Liquor Control Board on Ontario store on the weekend. Same time, every year. The LCBO stocks the shelves, isles and pyramid displays with more booze than anyone should ever b ...

    • Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 146: Happy #BeaujolaisNouveauDay

      Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 146: Happy #BeaujolaisNouveauDay In this episode, Jeff checks out the 2014 vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau with this sample from Gorges Duboeuf. Wine Tasted: Georges Duboeuf 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau Stay Rad, Jeff How did you celebrate #BeaujolaisNouveauDay? What was the last wine that totally eclipsed your expectations? Leave a comment, and let us know.

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    • Top 100 Represent

      Last week I helped my friend Oskar pour Hermann J. Wiemer wines at the Wine & Spirits Magazine Top 100 Wineries Grand Tasting at the City View Metreon in San Francisco. For the 6th year in a row, Wiemer was among this elite group of wineries around the world that included Ridge and Williams Selyem here in California, CVNE in Spain, and Krug and Dom Ruinart Champagnes from France.

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  • Fanny Sabre Bourgogne 2013

    … The final (and palest and cheapest) wine in my intentional cluster of pinot noir. 12.5%, natural cork, approx $A41. It is a curious wine. On the surface, it's the simplest and lightest of the trio, and presumably the least likely to please a crowd, but I found the scent the most elusive and difficult to characterise, and because of this I found…

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  • Top 3 Takeaways: Burgundy’s HdB 2014

    … family’s legacy through determination, pragmatism, and a love of beauty. NOTE: In late 2013, binNotes attended a wine-tasting dinner featuring Peter Wasserman, who regaled us with stories of his family’s cherished friend, M. de Montille. binNotes leaves you with Peter Wasserman’s memorial to the man – may we all live, and die, so well. Hubert De…

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  • Burgundy: Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges

    … terroir within each sub-region’s individual vineyards, so full-bodied Gevrey-Chambertin wines are often designated Grand Cru, while many wines from Nuits-Saint-Georges receive Premier Cru distinction. During a recent class at SFWC, James Beard award-winning author and resident Pinot Noir expert, Jordan Mackay, took us through a flight of beautiful red…

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  • Numbers

    …, and a place where beauty is made. I may have used this clunkily translated quote before: “God has blessed us with the finest terroir in the world; it is our duty to make the finest wine that we can.” The words come from the mouth of Jean-Philippe Fichet who, true to them, does just that. No mention of numbers, accountants or profit. Just the strive…

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  • Wining through the holidays…

    … in the world. When you taste Syrah you’ll be greeted with a punch of flavor that tapers off and then has a spicy peppery note in the aftertaste. You may find elements of smoked meats and black pepper in the nose and on the finish. Olive, pepper, clove, vanilla, mint, licorice, chocolate, allspice, rosemary, cured meat, bacon fat, tobacco, herbs and smoke may…

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  • Pinot Noir Around the World

    … The world of Pinot Noir stretches way beyond Burgundy – though each new world version is compared to the French mother lode. Known the world over as a finicky grape, Pinot Noir is difficult to maintain since it ripens so early and is prone to rot due to its thin skin. Genetically unstable, many different clones exist and can have marked…

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  • What We Have Been Drinking—11/17/2014

    … idid not try another until this week, six years later. Well, that turned out well–this was fantastic red berry fruit and a depth of secondary flavors that was remarkable. This is why I love champagne. Outstanding. 92-94 Points. 2009 Tallulah Chardonnay Farina Vineyard: Retail $32. OK, before we get started, this is a big Chard. Not an over-the-top…

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  • Burgundy: Further Down The Rabbit Hole

    … As a warning, the following prose and tasting notes detail an experience which could be described as a wine lover’s dream come true. The path to understanding Burgundy may result in a life-long obsession, which could take priority over everything else you hold dear. Readers Beware! Wine in its essence is a very personal thing, sometimes even…

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  • 2009 Domaine Roger-Joseph Belland Santenay-Beauregard Premier...

    … 2009 Domaine Roger-Joseph Belland Santenay-Beauregard Premier Cru I’ll let my face do all the talking. This wine was a little frustrating. Pretty clean on the nose - cranberries, underripe raspberries and strawberries along with clove, cinnamon, fresh twigs, and wildflowers. Same tart berries on the palate with less complexity and fewer vegetal notes. A little short on length. 3/5 bones $$ Pinot Noir 13% abv Santenay-Beauregard (Burgundy), FRANCE …

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  • The Wines of Chablis – with Domaine Laroche

    … Located in northeast France, the Chablis region was annexed by the Dukes of Burgundy in the fifteenth century. While it is considered the northernmost extension of the Burgundy wine region, it is separated from the Côte d’Or by the Morvan hills. In fact, the town of Beaune located is more than 70 miles away. This makes Chablis relatively…

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  • Burgundy Wine Auction: Hospices de Beaune

    … Hospices de Beaune, Burgundy, France Hospices de Beaune in the Burgundy region of France offers an annual wine auction focused on charity. CHRISTIE’S HOUSE also participates with Hospices de Beaune. This year, the 154th auction of the wines, will take place on Sunday, November 16. The Hospices de Beaune was built in 1843 when the people…

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