DRC 2012 vintage: Gerard Basset’s guide
Domaine de la Romanee-Conti continued to spearhead the wine auction scene in 2014, with Sotheby’s alone selling $8.9m of its wines. Here, Gerard Basset OBE MW MS, Decanter’s Burgundy correspondent, offers his notes and scores on the newly released DRC 2012 vintage, held at the offices of Corney & Barrow in London.
Vintage preview Burgundy 2013
Gerard Basset OBE MW MS tasted 556 wines from this new vintage in a 10-day tour throughout the Côte d’Or and Chablis. Here he recommends his top 96 wines across the communes, discovering that some great wines were made, despite the weather
Video: How to decant vintage Port
Watch Gerard Basset MS MW OBE show you how to decant a bottle of Vintage Port...