Tag: Adam Bruntlett

Burgundy 2019: the buyer’s cellar

As our Burgundy Buyer, Adam Bruntlett spends his days sourcing wines destined for other people’s cellars. Here, he gives us an insider’s look at his own Burgundy collection.     My relationship with Burgundy began 10 years ago, when I started visiting growers regularly to taste their wines from barrel. Some vignerons would follow the new vintage by pouring a more mature wine blind, inviting […]

Burgundy 2019 vintage report

Adam Bruntlett, our Burgundy Buyer, explains all you need to know about the Burgundy 2019 vintage. With wines that combine concentration and freshness, this is a year to buy with confidence. Before the language of lockdowns and pandemics entered common parlance, the Burgundians were dealing with another unfamiliar phenomenon: a 2019 vintage with previously unseen […]

What to drink in 2018: Burgundy

In the final instalment of our series on the wines and vintages to drink this year, Buyer Adam Bruntlett considers Burgundies of both colours White Burgundy With the emergence of the phenomenon of premature oxidation in the mid-1990s, the question of how long one should keep, or indeed expect to keep, white Burgundy has become […]