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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Fresh scents of violets, chocolate, black raspberry jam, licorice and truffle couple with lush textures on the palate.
This complex, spicy wine coats your palate with layers of pure, sweet, ripe plums. This is a hedonistic, sensuous style of Pomerol that blends intensity with pleasure and ripe fruit dipped in chocolate.
Deeply colored and filled with smoke, cassis, jam and licorice coated dark berry aromas.
If prices remain fair, this could be one of the top wines to seek out for a combination of quality and value in the Medoc from the 2010 Bordeaux vintage.
Deep, dark, purple in color, the wine opens with cassis liqueur, oak, truffle, tobacco and walnuts. Powerful, concentrated and stuffed with ripe cassis and licorice flavors, this is a dense, classic style of Pauillac.
Toasty oak, cassis, coffee, jammy dark berries, tobacco and olive tapenade aromas pair well with the full-bodied, bite of concentrated, Cabernet Sauvignon, spice and cassis.
This rich, tannic vintage of Pichon Lalande offers a full bodied, fresh, concentrated wine brimming with ripe, juicy cassis, black raspberry, jam, vanilla and spice.