JMIB tasting reports

The core activity of our Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy website is the provision of Tasting Reports. Each one of these provides an interesting narrative in its own right, while also populating the database which is growing all the time, and from which at any time you can check up on the current rating of any wine of interest. The Tasting Reports themselves come in various guises and this is fully explained below in “An introduction to Tasting Reports”.

JMIB Tasting Notes

All wines are given both a point score and a star rating: A full explanation can be found by clicking on “An Introduction to Tasting Notes” below.

Recent Reports

  • Le Montrachet comes to Nashville
    Le Montrachet comes to Nashville
    I have delved into the archives to rediscover this report on a truly exceptional tasting held in Nashville Tennessee in February 2005: 70 different wines...
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  • Pommard Clos des Epeneaux: An astounding vertical (A Retrospective Report)
    Pommard Clos des Epeneaux: An astounding vertical (A Retrospective Report)
    To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the creation of the Clos des Epeneaux, Comte Armand and his general manager, Benjamin Leroux, organised a fabulous vertical...
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  • Chambertin, Domaine Armand Rousseau
    Chambertin, Domaine Armand Rousseau
    This amazing tasting was organised over dinner at Hong Kong’s beautiful Michelin * restaurant Arbor on 30th May 2019, with each participant bringing a different...
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  • Domaine Leroy 2004
    Domaine Leroy 2004
    I was fascinated to try the full range of wines of Domaine Leroy’s 2004s, the year in which she controversially declassified all her red wines...
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  • 2017: The Vintage Report (Chablis)
    2017: The Vintage Report (Chablis)
    In recent years Chablis has soared in prominence amongst white burgundy lovers: this region offers such characterful, and still relatively affordable, wines that fit in...
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  • White Burgfest: The 2016 vintage
    White Burgfest: The 2016 vintage
    We came, we sniffed we tasted: we started in a slightly negative frame of mind for 2016 white Burgundy and left with more positives than...
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  • Ten year on tasting: 2009 vintage
    Ten year on tasting: 2009 vintage
    76 red and 29 white wines were available for tasting, having been delivered by the growers from their own cellars. I tasted shortly after the...
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  • Domaine René Engel Dinner
    Domaine René Engel Dinner
    A fascinating array of Engel wines was enjoyed over a fine dinner at Kowloon’s Michelin starred Epure restaurant, known for its fine wine list. The...
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  • An Echezeaux Vertical: 67 Pall Mall, December 2018
    An Echezeaux Vertical: 67 Pall Mall, December 2018
    Echezeaux is a name which resonates, but also confounds. There’s a lot of it – the second largest grand cru in the Côte de Nuits,...
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