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 […]

Preview – the wines of Burgundy 2014 vintage

When we picked up our hire car in Paris Orly, it had Italian number plates. Was this a sign? Was 2014 Burgundy to be temperamental, or would it ooze with charm? There was only one way to find out. We started in Chablis early on Monday with Vincent Dampt, who related that despite a “really […]