Blue Chip Burgundy (Carpe Diem)

Jancis Robinson’s blog, the Purple Pages (link to article) concisely charts
the harvest, arrival and meteoric ascendancy of the recent 2010 vintage,Burgundy 2010, En Primeur, Comte Georges de Vogüé, Burgundy 2002
“How 2010 Burgundies turned a corner”. But with all the recent excitement, it’s easy to overlook some of the really heavy hitters that are still on our list from previous vintages, or are at the time of posting anyway – the sort of names that, unfortunately, appeal to investors as well to the world’s best-heeled drinkers…

Really exciting Burgundies that are languishing in the dark recesses of our bonded warehouse, often even surprise us…

A quick trawl through today’s listings, for instance, reveals a case of the sublime, but quite obviously hidden gem ’07 Volnay from Domaine des Comtes Lafon for £588.00 for a case of 12 bottles under bond…. here

Or how about ’02 Chambolle-Musigny from Domaine Comte de Vogüé for just £131 per bottle, here Although with such limited stock, it really is a case (sic) of first come, first served…

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