Fine wine in focus: 2006 Burgundy

5th March, 2015 by Rupert Millar

Something of a forgotten or at least over-looked Burgundy vintage, the 2006s have nonetheless been quietly outperforming their parent index on Liv-ex over the past year.

Just like its Bordeaux counterpart, the 2006s in Burgundy have suffered in the shadow of the, undeniably great, 2005s ever since their release.

The wines may not attain the same level of sheer quality as the 2005 vintage and more careful selection may be required when picking from among them but they do not lack for excellence either.

As BBR’s sales director, Adam Bilbey told the drinks business, revisiting the 2006 vintage has shown it to be, “better than many thought it would be,” and certainly, “undervalued”.

Like many over-looked vintages – and it has certainly been true for 2004 and 2006….

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