Author Archives: Dave Chan

CLOS DE LA ROCHE, GRAND CRU – DOMAINE DUJAC & DOMAINE PONSOT 2011

CLOS DE LA ROCHE (CDLR), Grand Cru – a prestigious Grand Cru not only in Morey Saint Denis (MSD), but in whole of Burgundy. At 16.9ha, It is also THE largest Grand Cru in MSD. However, unlike Clos de Vougeot, … Continue reading

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Let’s do it again – DOMAINE DUJAC (info) & IT’s 2014 MOREY SAINT DENIS ROUGE

It is really not difficult to write, to post. However, to do it consistently for years, that’s different…. Having absent for a couple of years, drinking lesser and more thematic specific, I thought it might be a good idea to … Continue reading

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2007 Bibi Graetz Testamatta –

“…one of Tuscany’s true cult wines. Testamatta. It’s a pure Sangiovese that has the race and breed of a grand cru Burgundy. Think of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti’s La Tache” James Suckling, April 2010 “I continue to be impressed with … Continue reading

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2009 Pontet Canet – The Perfect one?

Wine: 2009 Pontet Canet Region: France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac Viticulture: 100% bio-dynamic farming Grape Varietals: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. Glass: Riedel Bordeaux, Sommelier Tasting Note: Alcohol :: 14% Opened for 60mins, decanted for another … Continue reading

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1996 Chateau Margaux

1996 is a great year in Bordeaux, to be precise, a great year for the left bank. The quality of the Cabernet Sauvignon is superlative. However, this also means the wines are meant for long haul as tannic, backward and … Continue reading

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2009 Domaine Rossignol Trapet Chambertin Grand Cru

The vineyards of Domaine Rossignol Trapet used to be treated with chemical and fertilizers in 70s & 80s which affected the health of the soil then the vines. In order to restore the health of the vineyards, Nicolas & David … Continue reading

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2009 Domaine G. Roumier / Christophe Roumier Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos de La Bussière

We don’t make Pinot Noir, we make wines from terroir which expresses itself through Pinot Noir Chambolle Musigny probably produces the most seductive, elegant wines in Burgundy and Domaine Georges Roumier is no doubt the most reliable / best producer … Continue reading

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