Tag: Côte de Nuits

A moment with Benjamin Leroux

First-generation vigneron Benjamin Leroux is one of Burgundy’s best-known figures. We talk to him about his motivations, job satisfaction and the logistical challenge of making over 50 wines per year. “I used to be offended when people would open my wines after a year or two,” says Benjamin Leroux – the 45-year-old vigneron who in the past decade or so […]

A quick guide to Burgundy: Côte de Nuits

Burgundy is endlessly complex – but its myriad terroirs produce some of the world’s most mesmerising wines. As we prepare for the release of the region’s 2018s en primeur, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW cuts through the Côte d’Or’s intricacies to offer a quick guide to its main villages. In part one of two, […]

2013 Burgundy vintage: a diary

Jasper Morris MW brings us up to date with the Burgundy harvest, as the vignerons tread the delicate balance between ripeness and rot. The days leading up to harvest are the usual battle of nerves: to hold on for full maturity or to get the grapes in before rot can further diminish an already small […]