Bruce Anderson

The battling brilliance of Burgundy

<i>Does it take a great civilisation to produce great wine? In this case, yes</i>

There is only one answer to the question ‘Burgundy or claret?’ ‘Yes, but never in the same glass.’ Yet I am about to make an observation which cannot be true. I think that good Burgundy sets the conversation ranging widely in a way that claret does not equal. If one was a mystic, there would be an easy explanation.

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