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DOMAINE FRÉDÉRIC ESMONIN

HIGH QUALITY LIMITED PRODUCTION BURGUNDIES AT ATTRACTIVE PRICES   This small domaine in Les Estournelles, Gevrey-Chambertin has approximately 10 acres of vineyards. The production of each wine is very small with the average production of each of the vineyard designated wines varying from around 75 cases to 300 cases. Most of the holdings at this […]

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FAKE WINES IN CHINA – THE BEAT GOES ON

For many years the Underground has been reporting on wine fraud. This began in the early 80s (to read that article click here).   Interestingly, in the early 80s I talked with the owners of Chateau Lafite Rothschild about the issue of wine fraud and they felt that it would not be a problem. At […]

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MORE TERRIFIC 2010 BEAUJOLAIS, ANOTHER 2009 CHINON, AND A 2007 SAINT JOSEPH PLUS A COUPLE OF INEXPENSIVE RED WINES AND A 2009 SANCERRE FROM ONE OF THE GREATEST PRODUCERS

2010 Beaujolais   I did my first review of 2010 Beaujolais a short time ago. (To read that article click here). Below is my introduction from that first review: The 2010 Beaujolais seem to compare with the 2009s in much the same way as the 2010 Red Burgundies compare with the 2009s. In both instances […]

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