Archive for the " 2012 Bordeaux Wine Barrel Tasting Notes " Category

2012 Bordeaux Tasting Notes Buying Guide for the Top 365 Best Wines

This page offers tips for the best 2012 Bordeaux wines, the top value wines from the 2012 Bordeaux and should be used as a buying guide on what are the 2012 Bordeaux wines that deserve to be seriously considered for buying. Each of the links brings you to a page filled with 2012 Bordeaux wine tasting notes, ratings, revie [...]

2012 Bordeaux Value Wine Tasting Notes in Barrel Ratings

While wines like the First Growths and the most famous wines of Pomerol and St Emilion garner most of the attention of the press, that does not paint the entire picture of Bordeaux wine. In fact, much of what the appellation does best, is produce, charming, character filled wines that offer value. 2012 Bordeaux value win [...]

2012 St. Emilion Bordeaux Wine Tasting Notes in Barrel Ratings

2012 St. Emilion lacks the level of consistency found in Pomerol, its Right Bank rival. But do not kid yourself, there are some very strong 2012 St. Emilion wines, but it’s on a property by property basis. At their best, the wines are stylish, sexy wines of character and quality for the most part, will drink well on rel [...]

2012 Pomerol Bordeaux Wine Tasting Notes in Barrel Ratings

2012 Pomerol are wines to be taken seriously. At their best, 2012 Pomerol wines can be rich, plummy, silky, opulent and fresh. Many chateaux produced very strong wines close to the level of quality found in 1998. Some of the smaller, less heralded properties made the best wine in their history! This is great news for cons [...]

2012 Pessac Leognan Wine Tasting Notes in Barrel Ratings

2012 Pessac Leognan wines are mixed. Haut Brion clearly leads the pack in this vintage, but other chateaux turned in strong performances as well. I used the term mixed, because while some estates made very good, others had more difficulties, due to the difficult growing season. 2012 Pessac Leognan was another year when th [...]

2012 Margaux Bordeaux Wine Tasting Notes In Barrel Ratings

2012 d’Angludet – Fresh red berry notes with earthy scents, medium body and a bright red fruit finish are found in this vintage. 88-90 Pts 2012 L’Aura de Cambon – The debut vintage where Hubert de Bouard from Chateau Angelus acts as the consultant. Licorice, dark berries and chocolate with sweet, round textures [...]

2012 St. Estephe Bordeaux Wine Tasting Notes in Barrel Tastings

2012 St. Estephe is probably the least successful major appellation in the Medoc for this vintage. To produce the best 2012 St. Estephe wines possible, growers were forced to pick before the Cabernet Sauvignon was able to fully ripen. Often the tannins are hard, showing a dry, green character in the finish. 2012 St. Estep [...]