Some top wines from January
7 Feb 2013 by Team Jancis
The tasting year began in in the usual fashion, with close to 2,000 new notes on the 2011 vintage of Burgundy . With such an onslaught, it was easy to miss the other olfactory highlights of the month, coming from Bordeaux, Austria, the Rhône, Rioja, Champagne, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Australia, Canada, California, Greece and Turkey. Phew! Below follows a hand-picked, fined and filtered selection of the best of January's standalone tasting notes - that is, those uploaded without appearing in any tasting article, and which may therefore have missed your attention. Two vintages of Petrus in excellent form: the 1970...

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