Looking back at burgundy 2013


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I thought I’d add a few thoughts about the 2013 burgundies now that Burgundy Week is over and I had the chance to taste samples from some of the less elevated domaines in London as well as direct from the barrel at some of the smarter addresses in Burgundy.

  • There is no doubt that, with some notable exceptions, the overall quality in London was lower than in Burgundy. This is not surprising but is a clear indication that this is not a consistent vintage.
  • The condition of...