2000 burgundies – the end of an affair?
I can’t remember exactly when I realised how delicious 2000 burgundies – whites as well as reds – were. When I reported on them en primeur here I flagged them up as likely to offer good value drinking in the short to medium term. But it took the wines a while to come out from the shadow of the 1999s and show just how delightful they could be. When I started drinking them, perhaps about three or four years ago, I was even more thrilled by their fruity, flattering, super-open charms, all the way up the quality ladder to some Grand Cru wines. Since then I have regularly been encouraging others to...
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