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Understanding the Terroir of Burgundy (introduction)

The History, the Threats, and Why Terroir is Important

Terroir as a notion: 

The notion of climate and terroir palpably began with the establishment… 1,256 more words

2008 1er Cru White Burgundy

The 2008 Frederic Magnien ‘Genevrieres’ Meursault 1er Cru Burgundy comes from heart of Meursault’s premier crus. ‘Genevrières’ has clay-rich soils that give it extra weight and texture. 108 more words

Wine Blog

One win, one draw and two losses - is the Old White Burgundy gamble worth it?

One of the pleasures of having a partly disorganised cellar is that of finding a forgotten bottle, well aged and of unpredictable quality. I usually open these with other bottles available, as a failsafe and – in general – the successes outnumber the failures about 3 to 1. 445 more words


Hot-Smoked Halibut with Guacamole

Although I’m usually more into authentic traditional dishes, lately I’ve been doing a lot of fusion. Sometimes it works surprisingly well, like this hot-smoked halibut with guacamole. 496 more words


Lafon Meursault 2008 /clos de la barre/

It was a Sunday lunch, I was cooking for friends in Paris and a friend shows up with a nice white burgundy. This wine is approachable, vanilla hints and ripe fruit with a nice balance of acidity.

(94 Points)

Les Vins

Sea Bass with Triple Fennel

I love to prepare sea bass sous-vide followed by crisping up the skin in clarified butter. This way it is possible to have crispy skin (using flour and clarified butter) combined with tender juicy flesh (by cooking sous-vide). 1,047 more words