Burgundy 2021 – an overview

Misty Morey-St-Denis

After tasting at 20 domaines, famous and much less so, what does our man in Burgundy make of the vintage? Above, a misty Morey-St-Denis. See also Jancis on negociants' 2021s tasted so far. See this guide to our coverage of 2021 burgundies.

After tasting at 20 domaines, three-quarters focused on red wines, how can I best sum up the Côte d’Or’s 2021 vintage? Difficult, is the quickest word that comes to mind. Difficult because it was one of the grimmest growing seasons in recent memory. Difficult because it is hard to generalise and difficult because, well, 2021 just...