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Côte d'Or 2022 – an overview

Gevrey-Chambertin looking south September 2022

A sea of tranquillity – and in quantity, too. Above, the Côte d'Or looking south from Gevrey-Chambertin, early September 2022.

2022 saw a reboot to form in Burgundy’s recent run of sunny vintages after the poor weather and climatic challenges of 2021. Beyond any doubt, 2022 has produced excellent wine, both red and white, up and down the Côte d’Or and beyond. But more than a month after I started to taste the 2022s way down in the ever-so-lovely frontier land of Maranges, there remains the question: is it great, is it excellent or just merely good? My answer lies...