Germany 2015: S.A. Prüm Riesling Tasting
We recently played host to top Riesling producer S.A. Prüm, who visited our London office to take us through a brilliant tasting of their wines. From a selection of excellent back-vintages to some of the hotly anticipated 2015s, these are a Riesling lover’s dream... Last week FINE+RARE were delighted to host Raimund Prüm, the man at the helm of well-respected Mosel ...
Maison Albert Bichot 2018s
Improvements both in the winery and most importantly the vineyards are really now coming to fruition for large negociant Maison Albert Bichot. Following the reduction of yields, careful extraction, prudent whole bunch fermentation, cold maceration and sensible use of new oak, the wines produced can now compete against those from some of the very best producers in Burgundy. The Albert ...
The F+R Annual Clos Vougeot Tasting Makes it to Hong Kong
In December we hosted our largest event in Hong Kong to date. In a spin off from our annual tasting in London, we cracked open 20 different bottles of Clos Vougeot – all from different producers, all from the same vintage: 2011. As a bit of a challenge, we kept things interesting by serving each wine blind. Tasting blind is ...
Charles van Canneyt - Producer Portrait
Charles Van Canneyt is the young vigneron at the helm of Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat. When Alain Hudelot-Noëllat stepped down from running the domaine in 2008 – a post he had been in for around three decades – he handed stewardship straight to his grandson Charles. Based in Vougeot, this domaine has seen vast improvements in quality in recent years, under the guidance of ...
THE ART OF ELEVAGE – PART ONE: FREDERIC MAGNIEN
Frederic Magnien, a well-known winemaker on the Cote d’Or, sources grapes throughout the region in order to make single-vineyard wines, which currently total 44 separate cuvees. More recently after taking over his father’s vineyards (Domaine Michel Magnien) in 2008, Frederic has been making waves on the Cote d’Or with his radical steps in the vineyard and winery in a genuine ...
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