95 Point Bonnes-Mares. A return to a Great Old Style‏

 
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Stylish Grand Cru Burgundy from 2011 not to be missed 

 

The 2011 vintage marks a return to a classic style with beautiful aromatics, fresh fruit, low alcohol and elegant, fine grained tannins. It would be a mistake not to include these wines in your cellar as they display a delightful "old-fashioned" character that is, all too often, lost with today's desire for supercharged wines. 

 

After discussing the vintage with 40 or more wine makers in Burgundy I can tell you that they are very pleased with the wines. Quite a few consider them superior to 2010. Burgundy does not have to be big, dark and structured to be great. The British critics seem to understand this.

 

One of the stars of the 2011 vintage is the Bonnes-Mares from George Lignier. We have a small amount remaining but be warned, once I return to Australia next week, prices of all Georges Lignier 2011's will rise by 10-15% due to the fall in the value of the Australian Dollar.

 

Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru 2011

750ml bottle Normally $299.95

Pre Arrival Price $254.95

1500ml MAGNUM $599.95

Pre Arrival Price $509.95

 

Lignier Bonnes Mares Label

Tim Atkin MW: This was the last wine I tasted in en primeur week, and it was a fitting way to end. This is a pale, and delightfully traditional red, with the emphasis on balance rather than power. Sweet, elegant and almost delicate. 95 Points

 

A delicious wine from a serious and age-worthy Grand Cru vineyard.

 

To view and order the wine on line click here.

 

To view all 2011 Georges Lignier wines on our website click here. We have a great range of Magnums available!

 

Or you may also order by email to tracey@grandmillesime.com.au or phone. The wines will be shipped later this year.

 

Cheers,

Darren

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Phone: (03) 9326 5737

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Maillard $115 Corton

 

A 2010 Grand Cru - Only $115.00 a bottle!

 

Maillard Corton Renardes label  

We still have some cases of the tremendous quality, outstanding 2010 Corton Renardes Grand Cru from Domaine Maillard available.
Normally $148.00
Pre Arrival Price $125.00
Pre Arrival Price by the Case $1380.00 = $115.00 a Bottle
Click here to view, read tasting notes and order on line.
 
 

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