Tag: Burgundy 2013

Étienne de Montille on the philosophy of winemaking

With Burgundy on our mind – and palate – in the midst of Burgundy 2013: En Primeur, we caught up with Étienne de Montille, who has taken Château de Puligny-Montrachet from strength to strength since taking over in 2001. Here he shares his impassioned blueprint for making great Burgundy. I try to make the wine that […]

Exceeding expectations

Following on from yesterday’s annual Burgundy en primeur tasting, Anne McHale MW shares the wines that she felt stood out from the crowd There was a great buzz at One Great George Street yesterday as press and customers alike joined Burgundian vignerons to explore the 2013 vintage. With more than 100 wines on show, it […]

The wine of kings, the king of wines

Inspired by a customer letter dating back to the 1930s, our resident Wine Education Specialist Anne McHale MW charts the parallels between the vinous landscape of the Burgundy of then, and that of now Paradoxically, Burgundy has both changed remarkably and remained very much the same since this letter was sent to a Berry Bros. […]

A taste of Burgundy

Our Burgundy Director, Jasper Morris MW, braces himself for the annual tasting sortie into the wilds of this fêted winemaking region, only to be reminded of its unending delights Another Burgundy campaign is under way, and after two months of intensive tasting of the 2013s – and three weeks of chasing up allocations and prices, and […]