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Burgundy 2016 whites: Excellent and entirely classic – Cape Town

Burgundy 2016 whites: Excellent and entirely classic – Cape Town

R595

12 in stock

Date:

Wednesday, 14 November

Time:

18:30 

Venue:

Wine Cellar Observatory 

Description:

Nature’s wrath of early season frost was the worst since 1981 and the yields were reduced to record lows, meaning allocations have been slashed. The good news is that it is a terrific vintage. In fact, many pundits believe that it’s better than 2015 and offers more vivid freshness, terroir-expression and finer balance. ‘Excellent and entirely classic in style,’ says Allen Meadows who says there is ‘freshness, energy, grace and transparency’ in the vintage. Taste wines from across Burgundy, including Grand Cru wines, from the likes of Joseph Drouhin, Henri Boillot, Héritiers du Comte Lafon as well as an introduction to Domaine Rois Mages from Rully.

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