Burgundy 2019 – Fèvre and Bouchard Père et Fils

Didier Séguier, winemaker of William Fèvre

Another big négociant and major vineyard owner struts their 2019 stuff. Didier Séguier, deputy general manager and winemaker at William Fèvre, Bouchard's Chablis outpost, is pictured above by Jon Wyand. See this guide to our extensive coverage of 2019 burgundy.

Julia writes Séguier characterised 2019 as a dry, warm, sunny year. Budbreak was eight days earlier than average, on 25 March. April and May were fresh with some frost and while the frost did no immediate damage, it did disrupt the flowering. This combined with the heat of July and August reduced the size of the crop. 'Yields were small...