Burgundy 2022 harvest: winemaker optimism running high

It’s expected the Burgundy 2022 harvest will be bigger than the region’s five-year average, france’s agriculture ministry said this month, also noting the healthy state of vineyards in the area. Final figures on yields are not yet available, but suggestions the 2022 harvest could represent a rebound from the historically low 2021 crop could be welcome among wine lovers and producers alike. This week, it was also announced that the 162nd Hospices de Beaune auction, co-hosted by Sotheby’s, will feature 802 barrels – or ‘pièces’ – drawn from 51 cuvées of 2022-vintage wines. That’s up significantly on the 2021 auction, and it’s close to the record number of barrels offered in 2018, according to Maison Albert Bichot, which [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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