Northern communes such as Gevrey-Chambertin and Morey-St-Denis offer the highest consistency, quality and quantity, says Jeannie Cho Lee MW, though there are some star wines from communes hit hard by the challenging vintage conditions. See the top 43 recommended red Burgundy 2012s here...
Unusually open and accessible at this time in its life. The nose is typically exotic: filled with Moroccan spices, sweet tobacco notes and mixed red berries. Exuberant, joyful and profound.
Price: POA Corney & Barrow