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2016 Burgundy Preview

Devastating frost drastically reduced yields in many vineyards, yet quality is high for both Pinot Noir and Chardonnay; more than 150 potentially outstanding and classic wines rated
Michel Joly
Louis-Fabrice Latour's yields are down in 2016, but the maison's top wines are concentrated and focused.
Bruce Sanderson
Posted: May 7, 2018


The 2016 vintage in Burgundy was devastated by frost in some areas, and yields are drastically down; quality, however, is potentially high for both Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Wine Spectator senior editor Bruce Sanderson shares some top recommendations, along with scores for more than 150 potentially outstanding and classic wines, from the Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune and Chablis.

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