Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Domaine Confuron-Cotétidot (Vosne-Romanée) -- 2014s Tasted from Cask and a Couple of Surprises at the End

Yves Confuron continued to have small volumes in 2014 and again in 2015; not what he wants as it puts stress from an economic standpoint. (In 2012 and 2014, yields were about 22-24 hl/ha; in 2013 they were 14-17 hl/ha.)  As always, (1) he was very late to begin harvesting – 25 September in this instance, (2) all wines are entirely whole cluster, and (3) the malolactic fermentations were very late. (Continue reading here.)