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The 1971 vintage
In Bordeaux, the 1970s got off to a flying start with an extraordinary vintage: 1970. For a long time, the 1971 vintage was outclassed and thought to be of better quality than the 1970 vintage. The 1971 vintage produced excellent Saint-Emilion and Pomerol. The sweet wines are splendid, rich, and perfectly concentrated. The dry whites are the most successful with an average of 19/20.
In Burgundy, the 1971 vintage is a very great vintage. The whites being somewhat better than the reds, they are fine, elegant and generous. The reds are full-bodied and harmonious.
The 1971 vintage is one of the exceptional vintages for the whole of the French vineyard.
The best wines of the 1971 vintage
Domaine Ponsot Clos de La Roche Vielles Vignes Grand Cru, Château d'Yquem, Coutet Cuvée Madame, Domaine Leroy Mazis Chambertin, Comte de Vogue Musigny Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru, Château Cheval Blanc
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