Jean Jacques Confuron la Montagne & Burgundy 2012

by  |  23-07-2015

There is, typically a rush of air from the room when a bottle of French wine from the famed region of Burgundy emerges from a cellar. Care is taken upon opening with the foil neatly scored and the cork eased out of the neck as if all actions are done in tribute to sacrificing what must be a grand bottle of wine. We all must assume as much given that “Grand Vin de Bourgone” is usually writ plainly and without a hint of irony on the label in a space near the year. It is to imply that potentially all years, if from Burgundy are years to behold. The truth is in the glass however and while it may be that fine wines from 2012 emerge from some of the villages of Côte de Nuits, this one from Domaine Jean Jacques Confuron is not one of them. Apparently a difficult […]
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