FAQ - HOW LONG TO KEEP MY BURGUNDY?

FAQ - HOW LONG TO KEEP MY BURGUNDY?

WHITES

Village white wines- 3 years after vintage. Drink over the 3-5 five years.

Premiers Crus -5 years after vintage. Drink over the next 5-8 years.

Grands Crus -Leave 8 years after the vintage. Drink over the next 10.

REDS

Village red wines, Côte de Beaune - Open 3-4 years after the vintage. Make sure you drink them in the next 3 - 4 years.

Village red wines, Côte de Nuits -Open 4-5 years after the vintage. Make sure you drink them in the next 5 -7 years.

Premiers Crus, Cote de Beaune - Open 5-6 years after vintage. Drink the following 8-10 years.

Premiers Crus, Côte de Nuits - Open 6-7 years after vintage. Drink the following 10 -12 years.

Grands Crus- 10 years after the vintage. Drink over the next 15-20 years.

This applies to a normal good vintage, and to normal ie 75 cl bottles. For really a great year add 25%. For a lesser year remove 25% percent. Apologies to Clive Coates