DRC 2001s and more at Troisgros


I’ve been lucky enough to take part in a couple of extremely smart 10-year retrospectives this autumn: all the Bordeaux 2001 first growths for a start, on which I will report next week, and all of DRC’s 2001s last weekend. These wines may be too expensive for the notes to be relevant to anyone other than oligarchs and Chinese billionaires but I hope that at least they will give some idea of how the 2001s in general are maturing in France’s two most famous wine regions.

This week I’m finishing my tastings of 2010s in Burgundy. Last week I was...