Smart red burgundies tasted blind
10 Jan 2012 by Jancis Robinson
In November I had the enormous pleasure of tasting a range of red burgundy grands crus and some superior premiers crus. This would always be fun but was also very educational in this case because they were all served blind. I didn't know it at the time but they were all, except for one rather evolved 2004, from either the 2006 or the 2008 vintage. As you can see below, all of my favourite wines, except for the de Vogüé 2006 Musigny, were 2008s. See Burgundy 2008 reds - a second look published in Feb 2011 for more on how this vintage has been looking better and better in bottle. Both Clos de...

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