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 […]

Corney & Barrow’s Burgundy 09 Tasting at the Tower

Last Thursday saw the 5th C&B Burgundy tasting – not quite sure where the time has gone but the 2005 was a good vintage to start on. Nearly 300 customers managed to make it along to the Tower to taste – our largest tasting ever. I think people sometime have a fear about these young […]

Burgundy – Day 4 – Négociant, Varoilles part 2, Darnat & Cyrot Buthiau

The sun was well and truly out again, first visit was at a Négociant house we don’t deal with but that we had been asked to visit / taste at by a UK contact. The wines were good and as the range is wide and the use of oak subdued there may be some business […]