Tag Archives: Leoville-Barton

Outstanding mature Cru Classé Bordeaux offer

We always stock a wide range of mature red Bordeaux wines from excellent vintages, but for the approaching festive season we would like to highlight a few great wines currently available – all are drinking now and from our own stock. Léoville-Barton, … Continue reading

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Bordeaux En Primeur 2012 – Plenty of interest to be found

The 2012 en primeur campaign is moving along in fits and starts. It opened with some promise as several high profile Chateaux bit the bullet and offered the sort of bargains we needed to tempt us to dip our toes … Continue reading

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Make a date for a Fine Wine Dinner at the Forbury

Friday 9th November – Come and join us for a gourmet evening of great wines and fine dining at the Forbury Hotel in Reading. The price is £75 per person. The evening starts at 7pm with Champagne and canapés followed by a seated dinner … 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 – 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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2007 Bordeaux – drinking now

With a string of fine ageworthy Bordeaux vintages in the last decade, many might ignore this classic region for early drinking. However 2007 is a vintage for drinking, not investment. It was a year that produced elegant approachable wines for … 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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