The Most Admired Woman in Burgundy

The Most Admired Woman in Burgundy

by Westgarth Wines July 07, 2017

Formerly of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, now at the head of Domaine Leroy, Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy is perhaps the most revered winemaker in Burgundy. And yet she argues that there is “no winemaker or winemaking in Burgundy”. In this land of fine red wine, she sees herself as a guardian of the grapes. But ultimately the grapes are in charge. Furthermore, she believes she must express her love of the vines to them. They are in essence her children and the wines of Domaine Leroy take after their mother: delicate and focused, strong and beautiful. Read on for favorite picks from the 2015 vintage!

Related Link: Meet Burgundy's Most Powerful Woman In Wine, Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy

photo: courtesy of Domaine-Leroy.com





Also in News

Our Sommelier's Picks for September
Our Sommelier's Picks for September

by Jackson Rohrbaugh September 17, 2020

I'm a sommelier based in Seattle, WA. I spent most of my sommelier career at Canlis restaurant in Seattle. Now I...

Continue Reading

Late Summer Food-Pairing: Reverse-Seared Ribye
Late Summer Food-Pairing: Reverse-Seared Ribye

by Jackson Rohrbaugh September 01, 2020

There are few pleasures as gratifying and visceral as a freshly grilled steak. Before the weather gets cold, consider trying a...

Continue Reading

Penfolds Historic Bottling
Penfolds Historic Bottling

by Westgarth Wines August 31, 2020

This August, Australias legendary Penfolds Grange will release a once-in-a-lifetime bottle. The wine is named g4, as it will be...

Continue Reading