Nicolas Potel, whose credentials are as impeccable as his wines, is one of the leading lights of a new breed of Burgundian super-negociants who have modernized the business of sourcing wine from the best growers in highly-rated estates. In doing so, Burgundy's wines have been propelled right back up to the top.
He is very keen on biodynamics, and of the growers he works with, many work organically. He says, 'I prefer more sensitive winemaking than a work made by analysis of results.'
Nicolas Potel is on a roll and receiving much praise for his efforts in turning out great wines across the price spectrum, which in Burgundy can be enormous.