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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Nuits-St-Georges Domaine Henri Gouges, Les St-Georges 1er Cru

Nuits-St-Georges Domaine Henri Gouges, Les St-Georges 1er Cru
Seductive aromatics of spices, herbs, red fruits, wood, minerals and earth. Silky tannins with flavours that envelop the palate. The most complex in the range of Gouge’s wines in 2011. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price  £58.33–£62.50(ib) Bancroft, Jeroboams, Justerini & Brooks, OW Loeb
Drink 2017–2027

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