2011 Burgundy: Decanter Recommendations

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October 7th 2013

Jeannie Cho Lee MW has picked her top value Burgundy 2011s for Decanter this week. 5 of them are on our list – and the brilliant news is that we still have 4 of them available, albeit in small quantities. Here are Jeannie’s notes:

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Domaine Hubert Lamy, Derrière Chez Edouard 1er Cru, St-Aubin 2011
£250 per 12 IB
Savoury, herbal flavours with almonds and hazelnuts on the finish. Good concentration, focus and length. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Drink 2014-2022

Domaine Jacques Carillon, Puligny-Montrachet 2011
£185 per 6 IB
Impressive with wonderful concentration and depth for a village white. Generous on the palate with layers of flavours: toasted nuts, ripe peaches and savoury herbs. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Drink 2014-2019

Domaine de L’Arlot, Clos de l’Arlot 1er Cru, Nuits-St-Georges 2011
£460 per 12 IB (limited)
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. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Drink 2015-2023

Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noellat, Les Charmes 1er Cru, Chambolle-Musigny 2011
Sold Out
Elegant, floral, pretty Charmes that beautifully expresses the vintage and terroir. Silky tannins, good intensity and length. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Drink 2015-2022

Domaine Comte Armand, Les Fremiets 1er Cru, Volnay 2011
£440 per 12 IB (limited)
Lifted florals plus cherry and strawberries on the palate. A serious Volnay 1er Cru with firm acidity and tannins built to age. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Drink 2014-2020