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 Fourrier Clos St Jaques
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Domaine Fourrier, Clos St-Jacques 1er Cru

Domaine Fourrier, Clos St-Jacques 1er Cru
Beautiful aromatics, finely textured, impressive intensity and length from ancient vines planted in 1901. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price POA A&B Vintners, Armit, Davis Bell McCraith, Goedhuis, Woodwinters
Drink 2016–2026

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