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, Mommessin clos de tart
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Mommessin, Clos de Tart Grand Cru

Mommessin, Clos de Tart Grand Cru
Bright cherries, strawberries and savoury herbs with approachable tannins and silky texture. Round, elegant with depth and generous mid palate weight. 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Price POA Corney & Barrow
Drink 2017–2024

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