Vignettes from the Côte de Beaune


I promised I'd follow up my first set
of Vignettes from Côte de Nuits and Vignettes from London with some more Burgundian snippets, mainly from the Côte de Beaune. It ushers in our completed Burgundy 2011 tasting notes, now fully uploaded, sorted and edited.  For more details and to find the notes you are looking for, see Burgundy 2011 – a guide to our coverage.

I was pretty impressed by my visit to Olivier Jouan, when I finally found him tucked away in a little lane in the Hautes-Côtes village of Arcenant. Although he has vines in the odd rather...