Vintage guides

Region: White Burgundy

Year Rating Drinkability Style More
1962 starstarstarstarstar drink now A superb vintage of exceptional quality - luscious, fruity and charming more...
1963 starstarstarstarstar drink now Rather poor, with no wines worth noting more...
1964 starstarstarstarstar drink now Good quality, fast-maturing wines more...
1965 starstarstarstarstar drink now A very indifferent year more...
1966 starstarstarstarstar drink now A good vintage with harmonious, well-balanced wines more...
1967 starstarstarstarstar drink now Another good year with slightly lighter wines than the previous vintage more...
1968 starstarstarstarstar drink now A poor vintage followed a wet and rainy summer more...
1969 starstarstarstarstar drink now An excellent vintage with superbly rich and fruity wines more...
1970 starstarstarstarstar drink now A largely indifferent year of irregular quality more...
1971 starstarstarstarstar drink now A very fine vintage although quantities were small more...
1972 starstarstarstarstar drink now A mixed vintage although some wines later showed a degree of finesse more...
1973 starstarstarstarstar drink now A large harvest of moderately good wines more...
1974 starstarstarstarstar drink now An unexceptional year with few noteworthy wines more...
1975 starstarstarstarstar drink now An extremely poor vintage more...
1976 starstarstarstarstar drink now A very hot year produced wines of variable quality more...
1977 starstarstarstarstar drink now An unmemorable year and indifferent vintage for the whole of Burgundy more...
1978 starstarstarstarstar drink soon A small crop of fruity well-balanced wines more...
1979 starstarstarstarstar drink now A large vintage notable for good concentration of fruit and overall elegance more...
1980 starstarstarstarstar drink now A large crop of indifferent quality - hard and dilute more...
1981 starstarstarstarstar drink now A small vintage of indifferent quality; most are light more...
1982 starstarstarstarstar drink soon Bumper vintage with attractive, quite fast-maturing wines more...
1983 starstarstarstarstar drink soon Largish crop of ripe, fruity but somewhat unbalanced wines more...
1984 starstarstarstarstar drink now Small, average vintage with excess acidity and relatively little fruit more...
1985 starstarstarstarstar drink soon Classic, bold wines for long-term keeping more...
1986 starstarstarstarstar drink soon A variable year but the finest wines have good fruit and acidity more...
1987 starstarstarstarstar drink now Small crop of light, early-maturing wines more...
1988 starstarstarstarstar drink soon A large harvest but the wines tend to lack concentration more...
1989 starstarstarstarstar drink soon An excellent vintage with impressively rich and opulent wines more...
1990 starstarstarstarstar drink soon Ripe, lively and pleasing wines with relatively low acidity more...
1991 starstarstarstarstar drink soon Quality is mixed; best are fruity and attractive, but tendency for lean, unstructured Chablis more...
1992 starstarstarstarstar drink soon A good crop of rounded, fruity wines rather short of acidity more...
1993 starstarstarstarstar keep Though acidic in their youth the best wines have become taut and rather elegant more...
1994 starstarstarstarstar keep Difficult, rainy vintage with rather light, thin wines with less acidity than the 1993s more...
1995 starstarstarstarstar keep A small vintage with rich, elegant, harmonious wines more...
1996 starstarstarstarstar keep Ripe, concentrated wines with well-defined fruit flavours. Excellent in Chablis giving wines with great ageing potential more...
1997 starstarstarstarstar drink now Generally well-balanced, supple wines ideal for ageing more...
1998 starstarstarstarstar drink now Quite fat wines of relatively low acidity. Chablis from top sites is rich and powerful more...
1999 starstarstarstarstar keep A large vintage with plenty of ripe fruit but relatively low acidity more...
2000 starstarstarstarstar drink now Chablis produced potentially the best wines of the 90s. Mâconnais well-structured more...
2001 starstarstarstarstar drink now Relatively crisp wine with good mineral definition more...
2002 starstarstarstarstar drink soon Ripe with balancing acidity. Good ageing potential. more...
2003 starstarstarstarstar drink now Opulent wines for early drinking more...
2004 starstarstarstarstar drink now At best, good wines - but not great with firm to racy acidity. more...
2005 starstarstarstarstar keep Forward wines with plenty of fruit and expression, but possibly lacking the acidity required for super long ageing more...
2006 starstarstarstarstar keep Wines have excellent freshness and acidity with good supporting fruit and character; a relatively precocious vintage. more...
2007 starstarstarstarstar keep A classic vintage with searingly fresh acidity, terroir-driven fruit and good potential to age. more...
2008 starstarstarstarstar keep Difficult, low-yielding vintage of varied quality. Intriguing combination of richness and fresh acidity due to late sunshine and cold breezes. more...