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

  • 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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  • Bourgogne Côte d’Or
    Bourgogne Côte d’Or
    2017 – the first vintage of Burgundy’s newest designation, Bourgogne Côte d’Or – just twenty years in the making! The idea is clear enough: whereas...
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  • Retrospective: A century of Clos des Lambrays
    Retrospective: A century of Clos des Lambrays
    It has been a busy time in the Morey-St-Denis soap opera. In the last five years the Clos de Tart and Clos des Lambrays have...
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  • Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration
    Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration
    Some 20 years after my first visit to Central Otago I found myself back in a very different landscape. The region has gone from some...
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  • 2017s in London
    2017s in London
    The first full week in January keeps the Eurostar busy as Burgundian vignerons flock to London to show off their new vintage. I took advantage...
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  • 2002 Revisited
    2002 Revisited
    A cheerful array of relatively top end 2002 Burgundies were enjoyed over dinner at the American Club in Hong Kong in January 2019. The meal...
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