The worst year in the financial markets since the Great Depression couldn’t halt the price surge for the leading producers from Burgundy. As we are about to embark on the latest Burgundy vintage release, the most complex wine region has become even more complex. This is your ultimate guide to investing in Burgundy in 2019.
In 2018, the Burgundy market once again led the way, posting growth figures for the year of 35% and for the first time in history, its annual market share averaged nearly 15%, up from 12.7% in 2017 and 7.7% in 2016. Our Cult Wines Burgundy Index, which features 1,123 unique wines has returned a CAGR of 15.28% over the last 5 years.
Burgundy 2017 En Primeur
The first part of this report will focus on the Burgundy 2017 En Primeur campaign. 2017 was a great vintage and represents the first full harvest since 2009, producing a total of 1,508 million hectolitres of wine. The Cult Wines Team have tasted a staggering number of wines over the past few months and we are genuinely excited by what this vintage has to offer. These wines are going to provide discerning Burgundy lovers around the world with so much joy for many years to come.