White Burgundy 2012

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If ever there were a year to heed expert opinion before buying, this is it says Jeannie Cho Lee MW. The gamut of weather conditions - from hail to blistering heat - has meant there are many poor wines. But there are a few hidden gems too - see them all here listed in regions north to south...
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white burgundy 2012, Jean Paul & Benoît Droin Montée de Tonnerre
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Jean-Paul & Benoît Droin, Montée de Tonnerre 1er Cru

Jean-Paul & Benoît Droin, Montée de Tonnerre 1er Cru
18.5/20pts (95/100pts)
Austere nose but the palate is powerful: full of tension and minerality. A delightful mix of silex and graphite. Long finish.
Price: £15.67 (ib) Armit, Domaine Direct, Goedhuis, Woodwinters
Drink 2016–2024