In Bordeaux, the 2012 vintage is mixed. The climatic conditions were changeable, resulting in a heterogeneous maturity of the grapes. 2012 is still considered a very good vintage. Among the most successful: the Château Ausone 2012, Château Beychevelle 2012, Château Margaux 2012, Château Mouton Rothschild 2012, Petrus 2012…
The Sauternes have suffered the most from bad weather. Due to the absence of boytrytis on the grapes, the sweet wines are tasteless and acidic. As a consequence of this mediocre quality, the famous Château d'Yquem did not even produce any wine for this vintage. The vineyards of Burgundy have suffered from capricious weather. The red wines of 2012 are better on the Côte de Nuit side.
In Rhône, we speak of a late vintage, the wines of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation are interesting and well-structured.
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