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 Ponsot Chambertin Clos de Bexe
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Domaine Ponsot, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru

Domaine Ponsot, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru
Flamboyant, colourful flavours with amazing intensity and grace. There is both concentration and delicacy here from 30- to 35-year-old vines. 18.25pts/20 (94/100pts)
Price POA Goedhuis, Lay & Wheeler
Drink 2018–2028

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