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 Comte Georges de Vogüé Vieilles Vignes
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Chambolle-Musigny Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé, Vieilles Vignes, Musigny Grand Cru

Chambolle-Musigny Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé, Vieilles Vignes, Musigny Grand Cru
Flavours are lingering, delicate yet persistent: roses, violets, herbs, spices, earth. Trademark silky texture with a delicate palate and long finish. Sensual, crystalline and pure. Gorgeous. 18.25pts/20 (94/100pts)
Drink 2017–2027

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