March 4th 2013
Describing 2011 Burgundy as “a charming vintage that has early-drinking appeal” Jeannie Cho Lee MW recommends her top-value wines of the vintage. Four of our wines made it into her top 18.
St Aubin 1er cru Derriére chez Edouard Domaine Hubert Lamy 2011
£240 per 12 IB
Savoury, herbal flavours with almonds and hazelnuts on the finish. Good concentration, focus and length. Drink 2014 – 2022. 17 points.
Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Clos de l’Arlot Domaine de l’Arlot 2011
£450 per 12 IB
Very attractive nose of violets, nutmeg and cloves. A delicate Nuits-St-George. Flavours are incredibly pure with a long finish. Seamlessly integrated 40% new oak. Drink 2015 – 2023. 18 points.
Chambolle Musigny 1er Cru Les Charmes Alain Hudelot-NoÃ«llat 2011
£575 per 12 IB – SOLD OUT
Elegant, floral, pretty Charmes that beautifully expresses the vintage and terroir. Silky tannins, good intensity and length. Drink 2015 – 2022. 17.5 points.
Volnay 1er Cru Les Frémiets Comte Armand 2011
£440 per 12 IB – SOLD OUT
Lifted florals plus cherry and strawberries on the palate. A serious Volnay 1er Cru with firm acidity and tannins built to age. Drink 2014 – 2020. 17 points.