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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With intense purity, tannins that feel like hand polished silk and a beautiful, pure, long, harmonious rich finish, there is not a hard edge to be found. This opulent wine is a treat for the senses.
Prats thinks 2010 Cos d’Estournel is a perfect definition for what Bordeaux does at its best, blending austerity, power and elegance. While he loves the 2009 for its glamorous style, he considers that a unique vintage for the chateau.
2010 marks the first Pontet Canet vintage the wine is produced from 100% bio dynamic as well as organic. Pontet Canet was certified biodynamic. Organic certification was awarded by Ecocert. The bio dynamic certification comes from biodyvin.
Combining delicacy, power, richness and elegance, which is always difficult to come by, the palate is washed over by waves of intense pure cassis and spicy black plums that fill your mouth and coat your palate. With ripe tannins, purity of fruit and freshness, this is so rich, concentrated and creamy, you can eat it with a spoon.
Aromas of tobacco, cigar ash, stone, blackberry and floral scents pop from the glass with little effort with mouth coating layers of concentrated, dense, ripe, sweet dark berries, powerful tannins and freshness.
2010 Montrose covers your palate with layers of ripe black fruit and tannin, ending with a long blackberry and ripe cassis finish.