Long-lived treasures from Guffens' cellar

Rock of Vergisson by Guffens-Heynen

A panoply of senior white burgundies from Guffens-Heynen and Verget. More in The 65 year-old enfant terrible of the Mâconnais.

If you have not yet discovered the Mâconnais wines of Domaine Guffens-Heynen, you are in for a treat. A massive retrospective tasting in London at the end of last year established what the Belgian bad boy has been attempting to prove for a winemaking lifetime: that his wines can easily withstand comparison with the finest white burgundies. See some background on this producer in this 2016 wine of the week

Jean-Marie Guffens’ and Maine Heynen’s holdings around Vergisson, where...