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 de Montille les rugiens
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Domaine de Montille, Les Rugiens 1er Cru

Domaine de Montille, Les Rugiens 1er Cru
A serious Pommard with firm tannins and a grippy finish. Flavours range from mixed herbs to aniseed and hint of earth. 16.5pts/20 (88/100pts)
Price £62–£63(ib) Armit, Justerini & Brooks, Lay & Wheeler, OW Loeb
Drink 2016–2024

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