Tag: En Primeur

Burgundy 2017: in conclusion

As our team returns from its annual pilgrimage to Burgundy tasting the 2017 wines en primeur, Simon Herriot sums up the final day of visits, his thoughts on the vintage and the team’s wines of the week

Burgundy 2017: the merchant’s purpose

As our 12-strong team sips and slurps their way through a fourth day of tasting Burgundy’s 2017 vintage, Jared Ehret explains why it is so very important to step away from a desk and into the cellar – especially in a region as endlessly complex as the Côte d’Or

Burgundy 2017: the people factor

After our Fine Wine team’s third day tasting Burgundy’s 2017 vintage in situ, Chris Pollington considers how the region’s wines – the ultimate expression of terroir – depend not just on the vineyards, but on the talents of its remarkable vignerons

Burgundy 2017: great whites

As our Fine Wine team continues their journey around Burgundy to taste the new vintage en primeur, Peter Newton reports on day two – dedicated to the region’s whites, which show particular promise in 2017