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2012 Bouchard Père et Fils Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru (3L) (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1504756 95 points Vinous

Outer quote mark Deep, bright red. Knockout vibrant nose combines purple and red berries, crushed stone, violet and animal fur. Lush, thick and deep but with terrific chalky energy animating the middle palate. Conveys striking depth to its red fruit and floral flavors, with the 45% new oak practically invisible today. Finishes with huge but round, noble tannins and outstanding lingering sweetness. In a more opulent style than the potentially great 2013, and probably for drinking before that wine. (ST) Inner quote mark (3/2015)

93-95 points Allen Meadows - Burghound

Outer quote mark This is also quite reduced in fact so much so that nothing is discernable, not even the spice. This is bigger, richer and more powerful than the Chapelle with more mid-palate concentration as well with a lovely mineral streak that runs the length of the wine before culminating in an explosive finish that really does a slow build. I very much like the overall depth yet it's all but certain that more will develop as this possesses ample amounts of underlying material. A classic Bèze that is built to age. (AM) Inner quote mark (1/2015)

Jancis Robinson

Outer quote mark Complex and inviting aroma of spicy cherry and the freshness of slight stalkiness. Tight and lively and promising on the palate, with a lift that many of the Bouchard reds seem to lack in this vintage. On the leaner side but elegant and fresh. 17.5/20 points (JH) Inner quote mark (1/2014)

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