Burgundy news roundup
Burgundy was looking lovely last week - all autumn colours, cool, crisp mornings and warm, sunny afternoons. Despite the rains, there was quiet satisfaction with the quality, if not quantity, of the 2010 harvest. I was there to taste the 2009s that will not be shown in the mêlée of Burgundy 2009 tastings in the second week of January 2011 in London and will as usual be publishing my full report on the vintage towards the end of January. In the meantime, here is a very brief news roundup: The 2009s are so easy to like, and it's a 9 - a magic number in Burgundy. With the 2010 crop typically reduced by poor flowering and...
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