Tag Archives: Saint-Émilion

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 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 – 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 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 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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Bordeaux 2010 scores – Saint-Emilion

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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Saint-Émilion 2010

Our pick of the 2010 vintage from Saint-Émilion

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