With all the hype attributed to Bordeaux, Burgundy still remains the most complex and intellectual of France's dreamland of wine-making. What is lacked in varietal blending, as only two grapes are used - Pinot and Chardonnay, is made up for by the 'terroir' - the expression of geological and climatic conditions, which can vary so dramatically over as little as ten or twenty yards within a single vineyard.
Bruno Colins nomination from the La Boudriotte Premier Cru is a delicious balance between finesse and power, carrying aromas of fruit and blossoms, with mineral notes on the palate. This vineyard site is technically located within the Morgeot Premier Cru and has the option to claim either name. This is ready to drink and will likely develop a little further over the next few ye…