Burgundy 2014 – F


See this guide to our coverage of Burgundy 2014

Jon Wyand's image illustrates just some of the battles of 2014. 

F is for Fourrier, but I have already published most of what he reported about the growing season in Burgundy 2014 – first impressions. He bottles relatively early and is no big fan of whole-bunch fermentation. One thing he reminded me of is how much more fermentation capacity whole bunch requires, about 30% more volume than fermenting the same quantity of grapes destemmed. So it does require quite a bit of investment.

I was rather less taken by...