JancisRobinson.com – 15
Tasted blind. Light ruby. Mid crimson. Rather obvious sweet oak on the nose. Simple fruit and some underripe fruit character. Not a favourite!
Anticipated maturity: 2020-2027
Vinous – 92-94
The 2012 Nuits St. Georges Aux Thorey is wonderfully vivid and alive. Rose petals and smoke are followed by a hint of new leather and dark red fruit. The 2012 is marked by its intense, pulsating fruit, crystalline minerality and super-expressive aromatics. Vosne aromatic meets Nuits structure in a striking, drop-dead gorgeous Burgundy that delivers the goods, and then some.
Anticipated maturity: 2018-2032