If you're considering purchasing 2012 Bordeaux wine, this guide offers tips on the best wines and values from this mixed, classic vintage.
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Alexandre Thienpont said, “2010 is close to 1950, while 2009 resembles 1948.” When asked why neither vintage reminded him of 1947, he slyly replied, “The 47 was even more potent!”
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Opulent, rich, supple, and luxurious, this refined black and red fruit wine is very strong. But it seems restrained, like a race horse stopped from bursting into a full speed gallop.
These are outstanding Pomerol wines. But are they at the same level as they produced in 2008?
Aside from amazing high prices, its main problem is, the wine lacks consistency. It doesn’t always perform as one would expect. Yet, when it is on, Le Pin is a decadent Pomerol without peer. 2010 Le Pin is set to be one of the best Le Pin’s ever produced!
The previous Petrus winemaker and father of Olivier Berrouet, Jean Claude Berrouet was also at the tasting. When asked, Jean Claude said he was worried about how well the current vintages of Bordeaux would age.
Jacques Guinaudeau said, “At Lafleur, we focus on ripeness and the textures of tannins, We strive to achieve elegance, balance and purity.”