Santanay 2000 Vintage

Red : POOR

White : AVERAGE

Low acidity and in the reds means this is an early-drinking vintage. Reds better in Cote de Nuits than Cote de Beaune.
Early-drinking vintage for the whites as well but the wines have good fruit and adequate acidity.

When to Drink Santanay 2000

RED
ClassificationDrinking Window
Bourgogne
Caution - wine is likely too old. Unless from a top-quality producer.
Village
Caution - wine is likely too old. Unless from a top-quality producer.
Premier Cru
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.
Grand Cru
Likely just beyond its peak - wine may have lost some freshness and assumed a more aged quality
WHITE
ClassificationDrinking Window
Bourgogne
Caution - wine is likely too old. Unless from a top-quality producer.
Village
Caution - wine is likely too old. Unless from a top-quality producer.
Premier Cru
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.
Grand Cru
Likely just beyond its peak - wine may have lost some freshness and assumed a more aged quality