Burgundy 2019 – Bellene and Marchand-Tawse

Horse and plough in a Domaine de Bellene vineyard

We present tasting notes on a wide range of wines from these two not-so-micro-négociants as well as their revealing reports on recent changes in Burgundy. See also this guide to our substantial coverage of 2019 burgundy.

Jancis writes The shape of Burgundy's wine trade has changed enormously this century. It used to be the case that there were two camps: growers (some of whom made their own domaine-bottled wine) and big négociants or merchants who would buy their grapes and bottle blends of the resulting wines.

Today there are myriad different sorts of burgundy producers. The famous domaines are...