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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
21 Sep 2006

Henri Jayer, the pope of Vosne-Romanée, died yesterday after a long period in hospital. The funeral will take place on Tuesday.

No modern winemaker in Burgundy was more widely admired. None kept his feet so firmly on the ground. None was so welcoming to nincompoops like me.…