Monthly Archives: April 2011

A special parcel – four vintages from Pomerol

An exclusive parcel of four fabulous mature and maturing vintages from a brilliant small estate in Pomerol. This is a tiny (3 hectare) property, producing just 1200 cases a year (about one third of Petrus’ production), lies at the heart … Continue reading

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Latest tasting notes from Bordeaux 2010 en primeur

This post is updated each day as we transcribe our notes – keep visiting for the latest updates!  Last updated 18/4/2011 10:54   Junior Vianna MW reports:    [Tuesday 5th April] After two days here and having tasted over 300 wines it is … Continue reading

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Château La Conseillante, Pomerol

At Château La Conseillante yesterday, the Nicolas family celebrated 140 years of ownership. The family bought the property in 1871, it’s managed today by the fifth generation of the Nicolas family, D. Bertrand Nicolas and Jean-Valmy Nicolas, together with Directeur Jean-Michel Laporte. We have good … Continue reading

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2008 clarets just landed

Our latest fine wine offer: Often overshadowed by the 2009s and downplayed by the trade at their launch, there are plenty of excellent wines from the 2008 vintage. Those of you without the patience to wait 2 years for 2010 … Continue reading

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2010 Bordeaux en-primeur

Clarets form the basis of the fine wine market, and the launch of each new vintage is the event of the wine merchant’s year, nothing elsewhere in the world comes close to it. Pre tasting reports are very positive, many … Continue reading

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Smith-Haut-Lafitte tasting in London

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Grand Cru Classé de Graves, Pessac Léognan Join us for a tasting and dinner with Daniel and Florence Cathiard, owners of Château Smith Haut Lafitte on Wednesday 4th May 2011 at Mews of Mayfair, London “One … Continue reading

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