Bordeaux’s Architect Wines

The red terrace of Jean Nouvel at Château La Dominique shines brightly in the Spring sunshine, diverting the eye from the giant curved  lips of Cheval Blanc's modern winery next door. This week I visited the giant new cellars of Montrose owned by the Bouyges brothers. Last week it was Pavie's marble morselium. Margaux is in … Continue reading Bordeaux’s Architect Wines

Burgundy 2012: Aubert de Villaine – Quickfooted succeeded

"A harvest like the one we have just completed makes us even more aware, if that were necessary, of the importance of gambling - and luck - in the success or failure of a vintage." A detailed vintage report (via Jancisrobinson.com) from Aubert de Villaine (co-owner and director of Domaine Romanée Conti the 4.5 acre vineyard of … Continue reading Burgundy 2012: Aubert de Villaine – Quickfooted succeeded