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Cote de Beaune

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Comparing Hautes-Cotes de Beaune Bourgogne

… okay, so maybe it’s a bit unfair to compare a 2008 and 2007 Bourgogne from two different regions. Yet when a favorite wine store clerk suggested I try the Domaine Michel Gros 2007 (around $30, but splurge, it’s the holidays) and 2008 Domaine Rollin (mid-twenties?)I was game Both were very good, yet perhaps the […]



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Tale of Two Pinot Noirs

… so if you are reading this for the first time, before reading the "tale" below you should know that the goal of this exercise is to taste wines blind and deduce the vintage, grape, and other matters of importance. Typically, I have different stores (familiar with my objective) send me "themes" of wines in […]