Thursday, 12 January 2012
Photos from 2010 Burgundy tasting - Corney & Barrow 12.1.2012
Brick Tower, Tower of London
For the UK wine trade this has been the annual Burgundy week with the 2010 vintage being shown by a number of merchants at various venues around town. In contrast to the Bordelais, the Burgundians show admirable restraint and only start to try to sell their wines when they are nearly ready to be bottled. This afternoon it was the turn of Corney & Barrow, who tend to choose the Tower of London for their tastings – presumably as it allows them the opportunity of locking up negative critics in the Bloody Tower.
Having tasted the 2010 reds – seems an attractive vintage with bright red fruits, some structure especially in the upper echelons with good balancing acidity giving wines with charm and delicacy – I had time to snap a few leading/well known critics tasting.
Stephen Brook (above and below)
Robert Giorgione (Roving Sommelier)