Monday, February 22, 2016

Maison et Domaine Marchand-Tawse (Nuits-Saint-Georges) -- 2014 Part I: Côte de Beaune Reds Tasted from Cask

I’ve known Pascal Marchand since the first time I visited Domaine des Epeneaux/Comte Armand in Pommard in spring 1988, and I’ve liked his wines through the years at Domaine de la Vougeraie and then here at Maison et Domaine Marchand-Tawse. But they have always had a considerable amount of tannin and extraction, and thus required very long patience. Additionally, at times they could seem rustic. (Continue reading here.)