Tag: En Primeur

Burgundy 2016: beyond the familiar

As we release Burgundy 2016 en primeur, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett explains why – with superlative quality and short supply – this is the vintage to look to lesser-known producers and regions The 2016 vintage in Burgundy is already synonymous with frost damage, mildew and – subsequently – small volumes. However, while many of our […]

Burgundy 2016: vintage report

Our Buyer Adam Bruntlett details the 2016 growing conditions, and how Burgundy’s vignerons triumphed against the odds The 2016 growing season was one of the most testing for many years. For the Côte d’Or and Chablis, the most significant climatic event of the season came shortly after budbreak, on the night of the 26th and […]

A taste of Burgundy 2016

While most industries are focused on Christmas come November and December, the wine trade looks across the Channel, considering the Burgundy vintage which will be released en primeur in early January. As our team journeys through the region, Will Lyons reports from the cellars of the Côte d’Or In the middle of a row of […]

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