2013 Burgundy: a tasting with the Master

The best winemaker I’ve ever encountered?  Good question.  Short answer is Dominique Lafon.  I tasted his 2013s in early November.  Here goes: 2013 Monthelie Duresses This has been in and out of cuve, which is to say racked.  There is a touch of reduction on the nose but some weight of fruit (that I call […]

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2013 Burgundy, briefly

The full report will take a week or two and will be published by my employers once I’ve done it.  In the meantime a bite-sized chunk. A standard and rather boring question to ask a winemaker: “so, what vintage would you compare this to?” I’m not sure that there is an answer for the 2013 […]

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