Burgundy

The thing that Burgundy epitomizes, more than any other wine region, is what the French call 'terroir', or the precise expression of a particular place in the wine that comes from it.

A refreshing change from big brands and mass-production! Burgundy's best grower-winemakers see their role as crafting wines that are delicious to drink while giving the drinker a true sense of their origin. When made well, Burgundy represents the very best that Pinot Noir and Chardonnay can be, with exquisite finesse and complexity. We buy only from individual producers, despite the small quantities available, because we believe that these tiny estates most ably display the character of this intriguing region.

Recent Burgundy vintages

2008  Excellent medium-term drinking - reds have fresh, crunchy, spicy fruit and bright acidity. Whites have similar acidity, balancing succulent fruit and rounded texture

2007  A soft, succulent vintage for reds, while whites show vivid freshness and minerality.

2006  "Certainly a very fine vintage that produced classically styled wines of superb purity and transparency that will deliver much pleasure" - Allen Meadows, Burghound.com

2005  Fabulous: perfectly ripe, charming wines yet with ageing potential

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  1. Pouilly-Fuissé La Roche, Domaine Manciat-Poncet

    Up front, generous nose of tropical and ripe white fruits. Learn More

    £24.00
  2. Domaine Lucien Boillot, Gevrey-Chambertin

    A richer style of Gevrey with lovely intensity and complexity of flavours. Learn More

    £49.50
  3. Nuits-St-Georges, Domaine Lupé Cholet

    Deep ruby-red colour with raspberry gleams. Initially in the nose, there are aromas of forest-floor and slight mushroom, followed by notes of red fruit. Oaky and spicy on the palate, then cherry aromas. Learn More

    £47.50
  4. Domaine Maillard Père et Fils, Bourgogne Pinot Noir

    Extremely complex with nuances of mature fruit, minerality and herbaceous spice with fine tannins and an elegant, lively finish. Learn More

    £18.95
  5. Domaine Paquet Saint Veran

    Hints of honey and toast with wonderfully rounded texture balanced by fresh acidity. Delicious! Learn More

    £18.95
  6. Gevrey Chambertin, La Gibryotte, Famille Dugat

    Dense wild blackberry fruit, licquorice and nutmeg flavours explode on the palate like a firework. Learn More

    £55.00
  7. Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot Vigne Blanche, Château de la Maltroye

    Aromas of lemon, lime and ginger are complemented by spice and mineral notes. Learn More

    £69.50
  8. Pouilly Fuissé Ampélopsis, Domaine Saumaize Michelin

    The “Ampélopsis”, the estate’s flagship wine, was listed amongst the top ten white wines of France by the highly influential “Revue du Vin de France” and is reminiscent of a Grand Cru White Burgundy from the Côte d’Or. Learn More

    £45.00
  9. Bourgogne Rouge, Domaine Michel Juillot

    Light, fresh and mineral with juicy red fruit and light, fine grained tannins. Learn More

    £16.95
  10. Domaine Jean-Michel Gaunoux Meursault

    Classic, toasty Meursault with lovely fruit character. Learn More

    £47.50
  11. Domaine Regis Rossignol Changarnier Bourgogne Pinot Noir

    From one of our favourite Burgundy producers comes this beautiful wine with pretty strawberry and crisp red cherry fruit. Learn More

    £25.00
  12. Mercurey Blanc, Domaine Michel Juillot

    Dry, mineral palate with balanced oak spice and a linear profile. Learn More

    £28.50
  13. Meursault 1er Cru Les Poruzots, Domaine François Mikulski

    Wonderfully rich and complex with elements of herbs and wood with a spicy, white pepper finish. Learn More

    £115.00
  14. Domaine Jaeger-Defaix Rully 1er Cru Rabourcé

    A beautifully-crafted white Burgundy that tastes of fresh peaches and pears, seasoned with subtle oak and honey. If you like Meursault, try this. Learn More

    £27.50
  15. Puligny Montrachet, Domaine Alain Chavy

    Bursting with ripe tropical fruit characteristics. Learn More

    £49.50
  16. Domaine Saumaize-Michelin, Pouilly Fuissé Clos sur la Roche

    Multi-faceted with a mineral edge. The finish stays full and stony, with a tang of citrus. Learn More

    £33.00
  17. Domaine Maillard Père et Fils, Aloxe Corton

    Wonderfully expressive and powerful with soft silky tannins. Learn More

    £42.50
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