Tag Archives: Bordeaux 2011

En Primeur 2011 – RIP

A eulogy to a vintage in the wrong place at the wrong time This week’s announcement that Chateau d’Yquem will not release their 2011 en-primeur is a strangely apt end to a sales campaign that seemed from the outset to be … Continue reading

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The Sage of Monkton Pronounces

Robert Parker’s assessment of the 2011 vintage in Bordeaux Indisputably the most influential critic of the Bordeaux market, Robert Parker Junior issued his initial pronouncements on the 2011 vintage on Friday.

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Bordeaux 2011 en primeur – latest releases and prices

Wines released and offered so far: Angludet, Cru Bourgeois, Margaux 2011 – £198 IB d’Armailhac, 5eme Grand Cru Classé, Pauillac 2011 – £325 IB Beychevelle, 4eme Cru Classé St Julien 2011 – £495 IB Brown Rouge, Pessac-Léognan 2011 – £160 IB Brown Blanc, Pessac-Léognan 2011– … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2011 – A Vintage overview and some recommendations

Bordeaux 2011 – A Preliminary Overview from Someone Who Tasted by David Allen MW After spending four days as part of a group fully immersed in the bun-fight that was the 2011 en-primeur tastings and having had a few days now … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2011 – St Estèphe

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012

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Bordeaux 2011 – Saint-Julien

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012

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Bordeaux 2011 – Margaux

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012

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Bordeaux 2011 – Sauternes

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012

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Bordeaux 2011 – Saint-Emilion

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012

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Bordeaux 2011 – Pomerol

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012

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