Burgundy 2018 en primeur: Full report

Burgundy 2018 is a vintage where it pays more than ever to know your producer and choose carefully, due to extreme weather during the growing season. Below, you can read in-depth analysis and find the producers to watch...

Burgundy 2018 reds

Plush and textured but with freshness and minerality

Burgundy 2018 whites

Freshness and vibrancy in the early-picked whites

‘Choose carefully and this is a vintage that will give you immediate pleasure and also age well in the medium-term.’

Historic is a word that has been widely employed to describe the Burgundy 2018 vintage. It was certainly a year of extreme weather – the hottest since 2003 – and of large volumes, particularly for white wines.