Just loved this Beaujolais Villages. Here’s my tasting note, and a video of me tasting it. Cracking value.
Arnaud Aucoeur Beaujolais Villages Selection de Vieilles Vignes 2012 Beaujolais, France
12.5% alcohol. From 60 year old vines, this has a wonderfully complex, taut nose of minerals, cherries and plums with a hint of pepper. The supple palate has [...]
Two beautiful wines. The Grosset 2012 Polish Hill and Springvale Rieslings. Here I taste them on camera.
A short film from a visit to Warre’s Quinta da Cavadinha, in the heart of the beautiful Pinhao Valley. I am with Paul Symington and viticulturist Miles Edlmann.
Here’s a short film shot on my visit to Central Otago producer Rippon. It’s a spectacular property. I’ve been playing around with my video processing, and this is now in higher definition, so I hope it looks better.
Three wines from Burgundy tasted, with some comments on ‘good’ reduction.
A short film of a remarkable vineyard plot: Quinta do Noval’s Nacional, a 2.5 hectare plot in the Noval vineyard in the Pinhao Valley. The 6000 vines are ungrafted, planted from 1925, and yield a tiny quantity of grapes, which in selected years (but more often than the vintage declaration) make the famed Nacional Vintage [...]
A brief film showing the vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape, taken on my recent visit.
Four Alsace wines tasted, all from UK retailer The Wine Society.
Here’s an interview I conducted last week with Richard Geoffroy, Chef du Cave of Dom Perignon. He’s a very interesting subject, and we tasted three wines on camera: the 2002 vintage, the 1996 vintage and the 1996 Oenoteque.
Making Port wine: traditional and modern approaches from Jamie Goode on Vimeo.