Burgundy

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… Read more

By Guy Seddon, ago
Fine Wine

A dinner with d’Angerville

Each Spring, ordinarily in March the two joint agents for Domaine Marquis d’Angerville get together and host a tasting and lunch to launch and present the most recent vintage, in this case the 2016. Guillaume d’Angerville always comes from Burgundy having sent the wines ahead. It is a serious yet relaxing way Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago
Bordeaux

New Release: Petrus 2017

Petrus 2017: A vintage report – Adam Brett-Smith   Yes, no frost… or, more specifically no frost damage from the severe cold on the nights of 27th and 28th April which did so much injury to swathes of vineyards throughout both banks of Bordeaux. At Petrus there was no loss, Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago