William Kelley's notes after the great Guffens retrospective at London End 2019
Le négociant de l'année : Maison Verget en Bourgogne
Le style Guffens
Jancis Robinson Wine - January 18/19 2020
My problem is that whan I get drunk I say what I mean. And when I get very drunk I say what I don't mean...
Friday, 10th January 2020 by Thomas Parker
Jean-Marie Guffens left Flanders in 1976 with his wife Maine and headed to Burgundy. Following studies in viticulture and winemaking, they bought a few plots in the Maconnais to make a wine of their own. These vines from Pierreclos are the foundation of Domaine Guffens-Heynen, with Jean-Marie slowly purchasing further plots across the region that champion less lauded vineyards that lie south of the Cote de Beaune...
Domaine Guffens-Heynen ***
Château des Tourettes *