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Grower-negociants are nothing to sniff at

The Domaines of Jadot and Drouhin are featured because NK YONG doesn't restrict his Burgundy preferences to just 'grower' wines
Oct 25, 2013 6:00 AM

I SPENT a week in Burgundy earlier this month to look at the 2012s now that they are safely in barrel. Weather conditions during the growing season had given rise to concerns regarding the quality of the vintage. April, May and June had been miserable, cold and wet, raising the threat of disease