Tag Archives: Sociando-Mallet

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 – Médoc and Haut-Médoc

Tasting notes by David Allen MW, April 2012 Château Sociando-Mallet, Haut-Médoc 2011 A deep, dark, opaque, ruby/purple colour The aromas are predominantly savoury with meaty marmite notes overlying brooding dark fruits. The palate starts with fresh acidity and delicious lifted red … 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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Bordeaux 2010 en primeur wine price list

Prices are in Pounds Sterling for a case of 12 bottles in UK bond. Updated 27th July 2011

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Haut-Médoc and Médoc 2010

Our pick of the 2010 vintage from Haut-Médoc and Médoc

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