Cote de Nuits 2004 Vintage

Red : POOR

White : AVERAGE

Reasonable vintage with leaner fresher wines reds in Beaune definitely weaker than Cote de Nuits.
Whites generally fared better than reds but without the structure of great vintages such as 2007.

When to Drink Cote de Nuits 2004

RED
ClassificationDrinking Window
Bourgogne
Past the drinking window. Wine may have lost freshness and fruit but if well stored and from a high quality producer could still be enjoyable.
Village
Past the drinking window. Wine may have lost freshness and fruit but if well stored and from a high quality producer could still be enjoyable.
Premier Cru
Likely just beyond its peak - wine may have lost some freshness and assumed a more aged quality
Grand Cru NOW - 2019
WHITE
ClassificationDrinking Window
Bourgogne
Caution - wine is likely too old. Unless from a top-quality producer.
Village
Past the drinking window. Wine may have lost freshness and fruit but if well stored and from a high quality producer could still be enjoyable.
Premier Cru
Likely just beyond its peak - wine may have lost some freshness and assumed a more aged quality
Grand Cru Drink Now