Importer Domaine Wines invited to a tasting of a red Corton from the excellent vintage 2015, bottled by the Burgundy Négociant Patriarch Père & Fils. The wine was Corton Cuvée Docteur Peste from Hospices de Beaune. First a few words about Hospices de Beaune which history starts back in 1443, when Nicolas Rolin (Chancellor of […]
About Tomas ErikssonTomas Eriksson är en av skribenterna på BKWine Magazine. Han är aktiv i vinföreningen AuZone i Stockholm och i Munskänkarna, där han ibland håller kurser. Tomas driver också en egen blogg under namnet http://vintomas.wordpress.com. - - - - - Tomas Eriksson writes on BKWine Magazine one wine events and wine tastings, primarily Champagne. He also writes on his own blog under the name Vintomas. - - - - -
Rheingau producer Georg Breuer has been an established name for the Swedish wine market since a long time, and a very reliable source for dry German riesling in the top class. Theresa Breuer, that runs the company since many years, visited Sweden once more on the invitation of importer Vinunic to present a new vintage. […]
Comte Georges de Vogüé is a very renowned Burgundy producer in the village of Chambolle-Musigny with 12.5 ha of vineyards, of which 9.9 ha is located in the grand cru vineyards Musigny and Bonnes-Mares. With 7.2 hectares de Vogüé is by far the largest vineyard owner in Musigny, the AOP that usually give rise to […]
The largest grand cru vineyard in Burgundy’s is the Corton hill. One of the largest vineyard owner on the Corton hill, Domaine Bonneau du Martray, is located in the village of Pernand-Vergelesses. They own 11 hectares, of which 9.5 ha of Chardonnay is used to produce the Corton-Charlemagne and 1.5 hectares of pinot noir is […]
Schloss Johannisberg in the Rheingau wine region is one of the most historic wine producers in Germany. They were the first German wine estate entirely planted with riesling, in 1720. It was also here that the German spätlese wine was produced for the first time, in 1775. At that time it was a mistake, because […]
Pierre Peters is one of the leading small growers in Champagne and can be found in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, one of the grand cru villages of the Côte des Blancs. In this village the grape variety Chardonnay rules almost alone, and Le Mesnil-sur-Oger is one of the best villages of blanc de blancs Champagnes. Pierre Péters […]
Domaine Bonneau du Martray is a Burgundy Domain in Pernand-Vergelesses with very concentrated vineyard holdings: 11 hectares on the Corton Hill, of which 9.5 ha of chardonnay and 1.5 ha of pinot noir, and no other vineyards. It is said to be the only domain in Burgundy which has only Grand Cru vineyards. From this […]
Product development is slow in the wine business. The most recent new product launch by Louis Roederer was in 1974. Now comes the next: Roederer Brut Nature 2006, designed by Philippe Starck. BKWine Magazine’s Tomas Eriksson reports. The prestigious champagne house Louis Roederer has introduced a new champagne in its range. It is a vintage […]
The 2002 vintage of Bollinger RD marks the 50th anniversary of the first RD release, which was of the vintage 1952. This new, 12 years old RD was unveiled at a launch event in Stockholm. BKWine’s Tomas Ericsson reports in this second article on the event. Bollinger R. D. is basically the same wine as […]
The wine has a very elegant and typical burgundy-style nose of dark cherry, floral notes of violets, perfume and roses, a little liquorice, notes of spices, and some animal tones. On the palate it has a good concentration of cherry, a nice slightly acidic hint of berries, lots of minerals, and well-integrated medium strength tannins, […]
Kloster Eberbach is a German wine producer with a very long tradition. They own vineyards, and produce wines, in the Rheingau and in Hessische Bergstrasse, from, in a German perspective, very extensive vineyards. Their range of wines is broad, including dry whites, sweet whites and reds. In recent years they have much improved the quality […]
Three importers specialising in natural wines arranged a small consumer fair at the Marie Laveau restaurant in Stockholm, located on Södermalm where hipster density rivals planting density in Burgundy. This choice of neighbourhood may not have been random, given the wines presented. Here is a selection of the best wines on show, but first a […]
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