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. St Romain Blanc, Domaine Lupé Cholet

    Full-bodied Côte de Beaune white with a lively freshness and expressive fruit. Learn More

    £34.50
  2. 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
  3. Mercurey Blanc, Domaine Michel Juillot

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

    £28.50
  4. 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
  5. Puligny Montrachet, Domaine Alain Chavy

    Bursting with ripe tropical fruit characteristics. Learn More

    £49.50
  6. Domaine Alain Chavy, Bourgogne Blanc

    A pure and elegant white displaying a sense of place and fabulous value for money. Learn More

    £17.95
  7. Domaine Paquet, Macon Fuisse

    This goes way beyond what you would expect of a Macon - think Pouilly-Fuissé at not much more than half the price.

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    £16.95
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  8. Pouilly-Fuissé La Roche, Domaine Manciat-Poncet

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

    £24.00
  9. 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

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    £27.50
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  10. Pouilly Fuissé Cuvée Hors Classé Les Ménétrières, Domaine J A Ferret

    Superbly rich and generous, the wine has aromas of subtle cream blended with rich Chardonnay fruit, with honey notes. On the palate, ripe fruit, toast and quince paste punctuate a full-bodied, generous rich wine that is powerful, intense and vivid, with a long, haunting finish.

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    £65.00
  11. Pouilly Fuissé, Domaine J A Ferret

    Fresh, vibrant, almost Champagne-like aroma of green fruit and cream.  Taut and lean: the flavour doesn’t hit you all at once, but rather eases its way across the palate in a controlled, tight, slow release.

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    £37.50
  12. Chassagne-Montrachet, Chateau de la Maltroye

    Typical Chassagne finesse and freshness, showing flavours of apricots and peaches with hints of white flowers and a mineral finish. Learn More

    £49.50
  13. 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
  14. Domaine Saumaize-Michelin, Pouilly Fuissé

    Creamy, rounded and generous with nutty characters on the finish. Learn More

    £25.00
  15. Domaine Paquet Saint Veran

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

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    £18.95
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  16. Corton Blanc Grand Cru, Domaine Maillard Père et Fils

    Upfront vanilla, creamy butter and nougat intertwined with opulent tropical fruits. Learn More

    £79.50
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