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Chateau Brown Blanc 2010 – double trophy winner

“Brown Blanc” is an amusing contradiction, but this sophisticated dry white is rapidly building a reputation that is the envy of the region. The 2010 Brown Blanc garnered TWO international trophies¹ in 2012 at the International Wine Challenge and the … Continue reading

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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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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 – Pessac-Léognan

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012

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Chateau Brown, Pessac-Léognan

The Graves is one of the oldest vine growing areas in the Bordeaux region, established for several centuries before the marshes of the Médoc were drained in the 18th Century. Here both red and white wines of the highest quality … Continue reading

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