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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 – 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 tasting notes

Bordeaux’s 2011 vintage has produced some lovely wines in a classic style. These may not be quite as thrilling as 2009 and 2010 but given that there are good indications that they may be priced lower than the last two or three … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2009 – A time to buy…

David Allen M.W. writes: Now the dust has cleared after Bob Parker’s reassessment of the 2009s and the mad scramble for 100 point wines, see below for a list of our current 2009 physical stock offering. Now is a good … Continue reading

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Chateau Margaux tasting with Paul Pontallier

Academic openess and a possible Bordelais blind spot Yesterday afternoon I attended a fascinating tasting at Trinity House, London with Paul Pontallier, Managing Director of the Medoc first growth Chateau Margaux. He showed 15 experimental wines, served in 5 flights, demonstrating the … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2000 – the millennium vintage ten years on

We are delighted to offer a special parcel of the Médoc’s leading second growths plus several key wines from leading Right Bank properties. Just over ten years on, many wines are starting to open up, but many clearly will take … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2010 scores – Sauternes

Here in one place are selected ratings by Robert Parker (RP), Jancis Robinson MW (JR) and Coe’s two Masters of Wine Dirceu Vianna Junior (JV)  and David Allen (DA).  Prices will be added as the chateaux release. Tasting notes for … Continue reading

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