Tag Archives: Mersault

Our Top 10 Wines Of 2013

It’s that time of year!  Where you look back, and try to make sense of it all.  The good stuff, and the not so good stuff.  And, to make it easier on yourself, you make lists.  So do we.  First … Continue reading

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In search of tradition – Wine travel to Burgundy

Although Burgundy was not the first known wine production area (that distinction goes to Georgia, with the earliest known wine around 8000 years ago), it is the place to go to explore the history, tradition, and evolution of wine. Castles, … Continue reading

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Top 11 favorite wines of the year (2011)

How can one possibly distinguish between all the great wines in the world, and in a world that ultimately is defined by personal differences in taste? Especially people like us, who has no professional wine title to our name, nor … Continue reading

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Adding Red Burgundy to a Norwegian Tradition

Pinnekjøtt is a traditional Norwegian (at least on the west coast) Christmas dish.  It is made from salted-cured lamb ribs, very juicy and tender meat.  It directly translates to “stick meat”, a name it has got from the birch sticks … Continue reading

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Vino del fine settimana – A battle of two 05 whites from France and Italy

This weekend was all about lobster fishing.  Banned most of the year, October 1st at 08:00 marks the start of the season.  Will not bore you with too many details here, other than say that it was very foggy, we … Continue reading

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Vino della Settimana – 2003 Mersault Blagny “La pièce sous le Bois”, by Domaine Matrot

(reposting tasting notes only as I by mistake deleted the entire blog post.  But the wine is so good, it deserves to be included here anyways, even in a very shortened format) Drunk out of the wrong glass, at the … Continue reading

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Vino della settimana–2007 Mersault from Domaine Matrot

Thierry and Pascale Matrot are 4th and 5th generation winemakers at this estate, cultivating their vineyards organically with great respect for the soil and vines.  Perhaps most famous for their “cult” wine BLAGNY LA PIECE SOUS LE BOIS, Matrot has … Continue reading

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HTWT’s Wine of the Week: 09 Macon-Verze from Domaine Leflaive

As yesterday was #chardonnay day, vino della settimana had to be a chardonnay. To us, here at How To Wine Travel, just saying the word chardonnay is a strange thing.  Yes, we do know it’s a grape, but we’re much … Continue reading

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How To Wine Travel Dinner– and Wine…

Last night’s dinner with How To Wine Travel and some very good friends.  Food and wine, wine and food, and again a great mix of old and new world wines. For starters we had salad with  roasted pinenuts, balsamico, and … Continue reading

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