Reviewers’ Favorites 2021: William Kelley

Many hardworking, talented farmers and winemakers in Burgundy and Champagne fly under the radar precisely because they can’t boast a famous name. William Kelly’s selection of “favorites” for the year...

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France, Beaujolais: Recent & Forthcoming Releases from the Beaujolais

The 2020 vintage is another warm, dry vintage for the Beaujolais. The 2019 vintage delivered more ethereal, delicate wines that evoke a cooler year....

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France, Burgundy: Thomas Bouley’s Pommard Fremiers, 1990-2018

With this vertical tasing, I wanted to both highlight quite how good this cuvée is and indulge a deep dive into what makes it so special....

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France, Burgundy: Mercurey Rising – A Retrospective with Bruno Lorenzon, 1997-2019

Today, Lorenzon is at the peak of his career, and his 2019s as a set are his finest wines to date....

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France, Burgundy: The 2018 Vintage from Domaine Leroy and Domaine d'Auvenay

Lalou Bize-Leroy is making wines for eternity. At least, that's the impression one gets when tasting the 2018s from Domaines Leroy and d'Auvenay....

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France, Burgundy: The Côte d'Or's 2018 and 2017 Vintages – Part 3

Here is a third installment of notes on the 2018 and 2017 vintages from the Côte d'Or....

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France, Burgundy: The Côte d'Or's 2018 and 2017 Vintages – Part 2

This report is a second installment of notes on the 2018 and 2017 vintages in Burgundy's Côte d'Or. For my introduction to the vintage, readers are directed to the first...

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Talking Trade – Burgundy At A Recent High

Burgundy recently stole the spotlight, with the region’s trade share by value rising from 10.4% to 28.1%....

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Top 5 Côte d’Or’s 2017 and 2016 Vintages

Another New Year has arrived, and to start it off with a bang, we’ve just published a massive pile of new Burgundy reviews in Burgundy: The Côte d’Or’s 2017 and...

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France, Burgundy: Recent and Forthcoming Releases from Domaine Coche-Dury

This was a fascinating visit to Domaine Coche-Dury, where Raphaël Coche is now firmly established, having taken over direction of the estate in 2010 after working alongside his father Jean-François...

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