Gevrey-Chambertin 2016

Looks to be quite good. Savvy buyers should seek village level wines. By Panos Kakaviatos for 27 November 2017 Based on a 16 November tasting of village, premiers and grands crus, 2016 appears to be darn good for Gevrey-Chambertin. Many thanks to Fabienne Nicot for the kind invitation to taste so many wines from […]

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No more Jubilee

Hugel’s trend towards terroir, over brand 11 October 2015 By Panos Kakaviatos for  As we have seen with Trimbach, in a previous post from these pages, the historic Alsace estate Hugel also has been critical of the grand cru AOC system established in Alsace in 1975, and revised in the 1980s. Both estates have long preferred […]

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Place over grape: making wine waves in Southern Styria (p. 2)

Blind proof  By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles  After discovering the general lay of the land thanks to Tamara Kögl in part 1 of this blog, a blind tasting organized the day of the World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina by Michael Gross of Weingut Gross revealed to me a thing or two about wine – […]

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