Tag: vintage report

Burgundy 2017: vintage report

The 2017 vintage in Burgundy was excellent, providing both quality, quantity and relief for the region’s vignerons. Ahead of the release of the 2017s en primeur, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett provides a detailed run-down of the exact conditions that made it such a success

Piedmont 2014: pure and precise

As we launch our offering of 2014 Baroli and Barbareschi, Italy Buyer Davy Żyw explains how the vintage escaped its fate and defied expectations The 2014 vintage in Barolo is a treat for the purist. It was a year initially marked by challenging weather, but ultimately redeemed by a wonderful end to the season. The […]

Rhône 2016: a tale of two terroirs

The 2016 vintage has already been much lauded as a truly standout year for the region. In the North the wines are classical, concise, and pure. In the South, they have dazzled all round. Here, Simon Field MW reports his findings It would be somewhat simplistic, but not wholly inappropriate, to cut France in two […]

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 […]