Atom Heart Mother

Late last November I joined the very nice chaps at Farr Vintners to taste the wines of Jean-Marie Guffens. Jean-Marie has two labels: Domaine Guffens-Heynen and Maison Verget, and, whilst I’ve never really known the wines well, I’ve been impressed enough

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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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