Red Burgundy 2011: vintage preview

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The challenging 2011 vintage tested growers, and the resulting reds are inconsistent - more reason than ever to head expert advice. Jeannie Cho Lee MW visited Burgundy to taste the wines in barrel and picks out the best from the top-end estates...
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red burgundy 2011, Domaine Armand Rousseau
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Gevrey-Chambertin

Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru

Gevrey-Chambertin

Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru
A gorgeous wine with enticing aromatics of sweet red flowers, violets, along with exotic spices and raspberries. Silky tannins, lean body, focused and precise. An extremely long finish. 18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
Price POA Goedhuis, Lay & Wheeler, OW Loeb
Drink 2017–2027