The 2015 vintage is in my view an extraordinary vintage quality wise for the reds – great wines have been made including some truly legendary wines that I believe will stand as some of the best wines made in my time.
So it’s most certainly one of the best vintages in recent decades in my view, although it’s without doubt a somewhat hot and rich vintage.
For the purist collector of classic Burgundies this might pose a problem .. but there seem to be a tendency to forget that some of the so called great vintages of the past, were also hot or rather hot vintages. Remember that vintages like 1971, 1959, 1947 and other acclaimed vintages also were on the hot side .. and the highly reputed 1947 vintage was very hot indeed.
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