The 2019 vintage was a tiny one, dramatically reduced by spring frosts. Indeed, 86-year-old Robert Drouhin said it’s the smallest white Burgundy crop he’s ever seen. And what grapes remained were further concentrated by the extended summer drought.
White Burgundy vintages remotely this rich were always tinged with botrytis, but these 2019s are absolutely clean…and remarkably vibrant and fresh given their enormous richness.
The Bonhomme 2019s, as you’d expect, are especially monumental.