2015 Burgundy and Beaujolais: A Can’t-Miss Vintage!
Allow The Bounty Hunter to sound the alarm about the 2015 vintage in Burgundy and Beaujolais, and propose a few gems. Based on what we tasted last year in France and what we’re hearing in the press, this is a vintage in which we recommend taking a deep and strong position. You will never regret it!
“At long last, Burgundy has had a vintage that’s consistently successful throughout the Côte d’Or…Vintage 2015 stands out for its fruit concentration, texture and depth…The best examples of 2015 will be cellar treasures.” – Stephen Tanzer, Vinous
Let’s also explore our “RGS” — “Really Great Stuff” — selections from the profound 2015 vintage in Burgundy. Not many vintages move [the normally very reserved] wine critic Stephen Tanzer to gush like a teenage girl, but he titled his report “The 2015 Red Burgundies: You Are So Going To Want Them.” That about says it all. Do as we have done, and load up on this vintage.
Oh, and Beaujolais? Beaujolais? 2015 is the ripest, biggest, baddest vintage in Beaujolais since 2009 and 2005, and one of the all-time great vintages, in the same pantheon as 1947. These are the greatest bargains in the wine world today (Chianti Classico a close second). Each bottle is a test of your readiness to be trusted with adulthood. These are the bright magenta love potions you will most likely to find in our own Burgundy bowls at home on game day or in the backyard this summer.