Tag Archives: Pauillac

En Primeur 2013 – the story so far…

LATEST RELEASES – 14th April 2014 Two recent releases from of Bordeaux are both top second growth wines. The two wines are from different ends of the Medoc but also take diametrically different approaches to pricing. St Estephe’s Cos d’Estournel … Continue reading

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En Primeur 2012 – A Pauillac snip!

Grand Puy Lacoste 5eme Cru Classé, Pauillac just £365 per dzn IB When first pricing this offer I forgot to convert Euros to Pounds and thought the price was OK, BUT once I’d noticed my error and made the conversion … 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 – 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 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 2011 – Bordeaux latest……

We are adding David Allen MW’s observations live, these can be found below: Wednesday 4th April  – Our principal day in the Médoc, starting with us waiting outside Chateau Lafite for them to open at 9.00!

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Bordeaux 2011- tasting notes

David Allen MW, Coe Vintners’ man in Bordeaux this April, posts his tasting notes and scores here as he visits the châteaux and producers. This will be updated regularly throughout the visit

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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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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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