Tag: En Primeur

Rhône 2018: rich, ripe and remarkable

As we launch our offering of Rhône 2018 En Primeur, our Buyer Fiona Hayes introduces the vintage – an impressive year, but one that put producers’ talents to the test Over the past few years the Rhône Valley has had a rollercoaster of climatic conditions to contend with. Weather extremes are making it impossible for […]

Burgundy 2018: the new normal?

As our offering of Burgundy 2018 En Primeur goes live, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett introduces the vintage – one that offered both quality and quantity, but also posed new challenges for the region’s growers The 2018 vintage encapsulates the future of Burgundy; a snapshot, perhaps, of the new normal. A warm and dry summer which […]

Burgundy 2018: vintage report

In January we’ll be launching our offering of Burgundy 2018 En Primeur. Having spent several weeks tasting the vintage and talking to growers, our Burgundy Buyer Adam Bruntlett provides a full run-down of the 2018 growing season in the Côte d’Or Update: Adam’s Burgundy 2019 vintage report is now available. This is one of the […]

Burgundy 2018: first impressions

In January we’ll be offering Burgundy’s 2018s en primeur. Ahead of the offer, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett is in the Côte d’Or tasting the wines from barrel and talking to growers. Here he explains exactly how he spends his time, and how the vintage is looking