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CHICAGO WINE JOURNAL: Burgundy’s range is reflected in two beauties from Leclerc, Gille

Jan 25, 2016 – 5:07 pm
Gille Chambolle

Tasting Report: The power, the finesse and the sheer intellectual engagement that stamp top-quality red Burgundy wines were amply displayed in youthful, sharply contrasting examples I recently tasted from two producers in the famed Côte d’Or, Domaine Gille and Domaine René Leclerc.

CHICAGO WINE JOURNAL: From a Burgundian sweet spot, bargain white

Mar 29, 2015 – 9:38 pm

Tasting Report: The Chardonnay produced in the principal appellations of Burgundy has long laid legitimate claim to being, collectively, the finest white wine in the world. But as those celebrated whites have become expensive, now would be a perfect time to consider the white wines from Burgundy’s deep south – from the appellation of Pouilly-Fuissé. The 2013 vintage from Louis Jadot typifies one of the world’s best wine values.