Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux: A year on

In 2018, we were delighted to announce our brand new exclusivity, Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux. A year on, on the launch of the 2017 vintage, Guy Seddon (Corney & Barrow Fine Wine Sales & Buyer), takes a closer look at the history of the domaine. Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux: An Introduction If you had to put a finger on […]

Domaine Labruyère: Moulin-à-Vent since 1850

“I do not make Beaujolais. I make Moulin-à-Vent.” – Nadine Gublin, Head Winemaker Domaine Labruyère Established in 1850, Domaine Labruyère consists of 14 hectares of vines, all in the Moulin-à Vent appellation. We have represented the domaine as exclusive UK agent since the 2013 vintage. As I seem to say on a regular basis, these are stunning, […]

Domaine François Carillon: 2017 vintage release

“My father is from Puligny-Montrachet. My mother is from Chassagne-Montrachet” FRANÇOIS CARILLON This is our eighth vintage release. A relatively short time, for wines which have become a cornerstone of the C&B family. The Carillon family has been established in Puligny-Montrachet for sixteen generations. The first mention of a Carillon winemaker in the village dates […]

Domaine Marquis d’Angerville: An end to difficult vintages

“The 2017s show great vitality and concentration, yet they are airy, almost ethereal in the mouth. The tannins are fine and well integrated, providing structure and clear direction. There is brightness and succulence in this vintage, and unusual approachability at such an early stage.” – Guillaume d’Angerville   Domaine Marquis d’Angerville forms part of the […]

2017 Vintage at Domaine Jacques Prieur

“Dry, bright, warm and exceptionally sunny. A supremely elegant vintage.” – Nadine Gublin, head winemaker.   Most Burgundy domaines stay close to home, perhaps over the decades adding the odd plot in a neighbouring village when finances or inheritance permit, but rarely venturing further afield. Not so Domaine Jacques Prieur… this is an estate with […]

An interview with Marc-Emmanuel Cyrot, Domaine Cyrot-Buthiau

Small family-owned Domaine Cyrot-Buthiau is based in Pommard, at the very southern tip of Burgundy’s Côte de Beaune. Marc-Emmanuel and Olivier Cyrot are the fourth winemaking generation of this family domaine. They own six hectares of vines across Pommard, Volnay, Santenay and Maranges. In admirable ecological fashion, the cellars of Domaine Cyrot-Buthiau are dug into the […]

An interview with Sarah Glantenay, Domaine Georges Glantenay

An exciting new addition to the C&B family, Domaine Georges Glantenay is a family-owned Volnay domaine which traces its roots back to the 17th century. A relatively small commune, Volnay lies between Pommard and Meursault. The vineyard slopes, facing east and south, descend steeply, before inclining more gently towards the road below. The soils are […]

An interview with Vincent Dampt, Domaine Vincent Dampt

Located some 100 miles north of the Côte d’Or, Chablis sits apart from the rest of Burgundy, separated from the Côte d’Or by the Morvan Mountains. Geologically it is closer to the Loire and Champagne – even the South Downs – than Burgundy proper. Historically, the region benefited from its proximity to Paris and being […]

Burgundy 2017 Vintage Report

Guy Seddon, Corney & Barrow Fine Wine, gives his insight into the Burgundy 2017 Vintage. Read the full offer here. The winter of 2016-17 was cool and sunny, with less rainfall than average. By the third week of March, buds were swollen throughout the Côte d’Or, heralding a rapid and early budbreak from 20th March, […]

New Release: Domaine Leflaive 2017

“My recommendation is to open a bottle at dinner and drink it for breakfast… if I am really nice to my friends, I open a bottle in the morning.” – Brice de La Morandière (on when to drink Domaine Leflaive’s wines) Domaine Leflaive: An introduction Among the most famous white wines of Burgundy, Domaine Leflaive […]