2011 Vintage wine

2011 Vintage wine

Our opinion on the 2011 vintage: a contrasting but satisfying vintage

The 2011 vintage of Bordeaux was generally satisfactory, although in comparison to the brilliant 2010 and 2009. The 2011 vintage suffered from capricious weather with a dry winter and a very hot spring. This results in an early harvest with lower yields.

As for Sauternes, the 2011 vintage was extremely good. The growing season was ideal, with perfect conditions for noble rot. The wines are intense, refined and aromatic, advocating elegance over opulence.

In Burgundy, the 2011 vintage is good overall. Marked by drought, producers had to adapt in order to save the harvest. The Richebourg and Romanée-Saint-Vivant appellations still offer very great wines.

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Taking advantage of sunshine during the months of September and October, most of the Rhône wines of 2011 are good and of medium aging. Although the classic southern Rhône appellations have not reached their usual potential, some interesting wines have been made, particularly in the northern Rhône.

The 2011 champagnes are considered to be very successful and perfectly balanced. We are talking about a very good vintage.


Our advice for buying a 2011 wine

In Bordeaux, some red wines managed to reveal rich tannins with a slight acidity, while the best whites were rich with a nice balanced acidity.

The 2011 Sauternes are excellent and keep well.

In Burgundy, we recommend the Chablis, Mâconnais and Côte de Beaune Meursault whites, which are particularly successful. The 2011 reds are rather light this year.

Regarding the Rhône Valley, the reds, in particular the Syrah, did well with pure fruit and an elegant structure.

Each bottle of wine is carefully packaged in a specialized case. Buy and receive the next day with 24 hour delivery. Our team is at your disposal for any request for information. Do not hesitate to contact us.


What are the best Bordeaux wines of 2011?

Château Mouton Rothschild 2011, Château Margaux 2011, Château La Mission Haut Brion 2011 in white and Château L‘Evangile 2011.


What are the best Burgundy wines of 2011?

Grivot Jean 2011, Domaine de la Romanée Conti Romanée Conti 2011 and Georges Roumier 2011.


What are the best Rhône wines of 2011?

Clos Saint Jean Deus Ex Machina 2011, Auguste Clape 2011 et Domaine de la Janasse Cuvée Chaupin 2011.


What are the best Champagnes of 2011?

Bollinger La Grande Année 2011, Deutz Blanc de Blancs 2011 and Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs 2011.


Offer a 2011 wine, an excellent gift idea

A 2011 wine is the perfect gift for a birthday.

Are you looking for a great wine from 2011? Would you like to offer a 2011 wine or simply taste a 2011 wine? Explore our unique cellar and find your bottle of wine. Offering a great vintage wine is an original and remarkable gift. Wedding anniversary, year of meeting, employee gift... So many opportunities to offer a vintage wine to mark the event.

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