Advice on the 2011 vintage

The 2011 vintage has been heterogeneous for French winegrowers. For many, summer seemed to have arrived early in April. Spring was hot and dry, while June brought cool, cloudy and wet conditions. Clear skies and mild temperatures in September saved the lives of some winemakers, but others struggled with rot and inconsistent quality.

In Bordeaux, a vintage that is both stimulating and interesting. It remains heterogeneous, with both red and dry whites experiencing difficulties throughout the region, while the sweet wines of Sauternes and Barsac excelled.

A good vintage in the Rhône with great Hermitage wines, as well as great successes in the Côte-Rôtie vineyards.

In Alsace, it is a success with an Indian summer, a vintage of very good quality.

A difficult vintage for Burgundy: heat, drought, rain. Most of the estates started harvesting at the end of August or beginning of September. But there are no generalities in this vintage, there are no rules, it all depends on the management and techniques of the estates: we can find very great Meursault, Richebourg, Romanée Saint-Vivant, etc.


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Comptoir des Millésimes' selection of Great Wines from 2011. Treat yourself to a unique tasting of a bottle of 2011 vintage wine. Buy some bottles of wine from 2011 at the best price. Bordeaux 2011, Burgundy 2011, red wine from 2011, white wine from 2011... Find the grands crus from 2011 you're looking for. Buying wine from 2011 has never been easier with a fixed delivery charge of 7 € no matter the number of bottles from 2011 you order.


List of the best wines of 2011

Chapoutier Ermitage Cuvée de l'Orée, Chapoutier Ermitage le Pavillon, Chapoutier l'Ermite Blanc, Guigal Côte-Rôtie "La Landonne", Delas Frères Hermitage Les Bessards, Chapoutier Le Meal Blanc


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Le Clos des Fées 2011
Red2011 Languedoc-Roussillon Côtes du Roussillon
95/100 Robert ParkerRP
Partners estate

7 in stock

Château Climens 2011
Sweet2011 Bordeaux Sauternes
97/100 Wine SpectatorWS
94/100 Robert ParkerRP

9 in stock

Clos St Jean 2011
Red2011 Rhône Châteauneuf-du-Pape
92/100 Robert ParkerRP

6 in stock

Vieux Télégraphe 2011
Red2011 Rhône Châteauneuf-du-Pape
93/100 Wine SpectatorWS
92/100 Robert ParkerRP
Partners estate

11 in stock

Petrus 2011
Red2011 Bordeaux Pomerol
95/100 Robert ParkerRP
Price3 650

2 in stock