2017 Red Burgundy Report

Update 31.12.2018(23.12.2018)billn

Quite frankly, 2017 is the most complex, the most variable, red wine vintage that I’ve ever tasted.* I believe that this is largely down to the volumes – i.e. the yields – at harvest time. Some volumes were ridiculously high, others merely high, whilst the best producers – that includes négociants and domaines alike -…

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  1. Claes12th January 2019 at 7:22 pmPermalink

    Hi Bill,

    I would just like to say that I think your reports are gettig better and better. You are more direkt in your judgments (always a balancing act for journalist, I know (but you are never rude)). And I as a reader can get a better grasp of the style – as important as quality – of the producer much easier now than before. Much appreciated! We don’t always agree about certain producers, but that’s besides the point.

    Another thing that is highly valuble for me, and I guess the majority of your readers, is where you choose to visit now days. I have absolute zero interest in reading about the newest Roumier vintage. I have never seen a bottle, and will likeley never do so, and that’s fine; but many journalist still seems to think it’s their job to talk about these irrelevant wines. You introduce new names all the time these days…keep it up!

    Claes Nordli Olsson
    Karlstad, Suède

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