A blind tasting of the Saint Emilion grands crus classés A across several vintages saw Angelus and Pavie lag behind fellow “A”s Cheval Blanc and Ausone, leading one critic to suggest they are “not on the same level”.
Saint Emilion estate, Pavie, has unveiled a silver label for its 2012 vintage to celebrate its elevation to grand cru classé A status in that same year.
Hubert de Boüard, of Château Angelus, has admitted the 2013 Bordeaux vintage was incredibly unusual, resulting in wines that are Burgundian in character.
Hubert de Boüard, owner of Château Angelus in St Emilion, has hailed 2014 a “vintage for consumers” rather than collectors due to its fruit forward character.
The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.
Stephanie de Boüard, of Château Angélus, believes it is her duty to shake things up a bit and make some changes at the St Emilion estate.
Mouton Rothschild and Right Bank heavyweights Angélus and Pavie threw their combined backs behind the 2013 en primeurs this morning.
St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A estate Château Angélus has slashed the production of its 2013 grand vin by 40% in order to “protect” the brand.
Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.
After nearly a year and a half of continued increases, prices for Right Bank grand crus, Pavie and Angélus, have slowed.
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