Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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2014: The i nsiders v intage T asting barrel after barrel, one thing that becomes immediately apparent is that the 2014 vintage created wines that speak to our hearts and minds. With a slight preference for the whites over reds, there's no denying that 2014 has produced some of the most brilliantly sculpted and refined examples that we are sure to ever see. t he reds will impress early with medium-term cellaring, and may even not make old bones, as they absolutely thrilled us with their purity and chiseled personalities. As for the whites, they are off the charts and are sure to please a broad audience. t he 2014 White b urgundies are all about balance, with a noticeable density of fruit contrasted by stunning minerality and backbone. Looking f orward to 2015 What's sure to be a critic's vintage, the 2015s seem to explode from the glass. t heir unbridled power and broad-shouldered fruit is sure to settle more as they continue to age in barrel, but clearly 2015 will be a bigger and more fruit-focused vintage. t his is a not a bad thing, as the wines possess the focus necessary to impress both upon release and with medium-term cellaring. i n fact, we will probably find 2015 to have a long drinking window and to be a vintage that will provide a lot of pleasure for a lot people. ✦ Burgundy collectors have a lot to look forward to over the next two years, as the 2014s start to arrive and the 2015s complete their maturation in winery cellars. The two vintages provide a dynamic selection to impress enthusiasts across the board. The b es T o F b o T h Worlds bU rg U nd Y

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