Bordeaux 2014: If the price is right. Don’t miss out!

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Following a week-long tasting in Bordeaux I am pleased to present a summary of my key points on the vintage for your consideration. Read the rest of this entry »

Dom Ruinart Rosé

Last Friday LVMH kindly invited me to a hugely enjoyable tasting of Dom Ruinart Rosé with Cellar Master, Frédéric Panaïotis. He began with a short discussion of the house style, and its long history Read the rest of this entry »

An Introduction to Bordeaux 2014 En Primeur

Returning from Bordeaux following a week’s tasting at the UGC, there is a real feeling of confidence regarding the quality of the vintage. I arrived slightly cautious last Sunday wondering whether it was just the châteaux Read the rest of this entry »

Bordeaux 2014: A “vigneron’s” vintage

I have just come back from an intense couple of days tasting all the best that Bordeaux has to offer this year. 2014 seems to be a real winemaker’s vintage Read the rest of this entry »

Bordeaux 2014: UGC Day 1

Tuesday afternoon - post lunch at Pichon Baron, the first of the UGC tastings (a chance to taste many of the non 1st growth Chateaux Read the rest of this entry »