Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Benjamin Leroux (Beaune) -- 2013s Tasted from Bottle

I first encountered Benjamin Leroux in the 1990s, when he was Pascal Marchand’s chief assistant at Domaine des Épeneaux (Comte Armand). When Marchand left on short notice just before the 1999 harvest, Benjamin took over there and continued to be responsible for the wines until fairly recently. Meantime, on the side, he began to develop his own estate and négociant business. 

My experience with Benjamin’s wines is that they are uniformly of excellent quality and worthy of your interest. (Continue reading here.)