pinot noir

  1. Stas Medvedev

    TN Many faces of Pinot Noir

    The objective of this tasting was not to choose the winner, but learn the difference between the various expressions of Pinot Noir coming from different wine-producing regions. We started with Burgundy to set the baseline. Generic Bourgogne from Maison Leroy 2015 is a textbook example. Intense...
  2. Stas Medvedev

    Red Burgundy Research. Part 1. The Best Villages

    Feeling excited to finish my extensive research on Red Burgundy - home for the best Pinot Noir on the planet Earth.⁣⁣⁣ Red Burgundy Research. Part 1. The Best Villages ⁣⁣⁣ Part 1 - the best villages ranking and village appellation profiles. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Part 2 - Grand Cru rating and how the best 1er...
  3. Stas Medvedev

    TN German Spätburgunder vs Burgundy Pinot Noir

    German Spätburgunder vs Burgundy Pinot Noir tasting. Both German and French wines were price matched to give it even more objectivity. That was so far the best and the most insightful tasting I did in 2019. Here are my top observations: 1️⃣ Späts are stylistically closer to each other even...
  4. Stas Medvedev

    TN Domaine Odoul-Coquard my favourite emerging Burgundy producer

    Odoul-Coquard is one of my favourite emerging producers in Burgundy. First time I came across this domaine was just a couple of years ago when I was preparing for Morey St. Denis grand tasting. The idea was to show the best producers, the best climats and the best vintages. As easy as that...
  5. Stas Medvedev

    TN Domaine Tollot-Beaut mini vertical

    Domaine Tollot-Beaut is the estate in Chorey-lès-Beaune which started bottling its own wines since 1921. Today the ‘front of house’ face of 24ha domaine is Nathalie Tollot. She is the 5th generation to run a domaine that has been run from the same premises for over 100 years — since late 19th...
  6. Jan-Tore Egge

    Prosecco Rosé: the future?

    So will y'all rush out to buy Prosecco Rosé if Prosecco producers are allowed to marry two of the biggest trends in the world, as Decanter puts it?
  7. Ben Coffman

    TN 2001 Frédéric Magnien Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos Baulet

    2001 Frédéric Magnien Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos Baulet - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Morey St. Denis 1er Cru (18/01/2016) Pale and dried blood red colour. Cellar cold to start but soon got going. At first a faint touch of brett? No obvious oak. Meatiness for sure. And quite a spiky...