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2016 Red Burgundy revisited – tasted blind in bottle

October 28th 2019

Burgundy-2016

Neal Martin recently published a thorough review of the 2016 Burgundy vintage, having tasted over 260 different reds at the Burgfest extravaganza held annually in the heart of Burgundy. This is a marathon tasting, every May and September, where many of the wines from a particular vintage are tasted blind, appellation by appellation.

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Chablis

December 14th 2017

chablis-2016

Small but beautiful. The Burgundy en primeur season is almost upon us. It can be easy to overlook the delights of Chablis when news of the Côte d’Or dominates the headlines. But for great white wines with drive, energy and longevity, there are few places to equal this unique region. 2016 was complicated in Chablis for many reasons. These are the some of the emptiest cellars in Burgundy after the region was tormented by frost and hail. Nevertheless, the most dedicated growers have produced wines of breath-taking beauty and charm. The infamous frost of 27th April was particularly costly in…

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