Saturday, January 30, 2016

Domaine Catherine et Claude Maréchal (Bligny-les-Beaune) -- 2014s Tasted from Bottle and Tank

Claude Maréchal is a prime example of how the producer should be your first and most important focus in selecting wines. He has but a single premier cru, Les Lavières in Savigny-les-Beaune; other holdings are either Côte de Beaune village or regional appellations, yet he consistently produces wines of outstanding quality. Several three-star restaurants, such as Lameloise and Pic, carry his wines, as well as some of the better establishments in Burgundy and Paris. (Continue reading here.)