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Monday 27 February 2017 loc: GB

Bordeaux

Pape Clément 2009 gets 100-points

US critic Robert Parker has given the 2009 Pape Clément 100-points in the most recent Hedonist’s Gazette, after a “fun” tasting of some wines from the vintage.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

Lunch at Lafite and Petrus for sale

Absentee bidding for a number of “unique Bordeaux experiences”, including lunches at estates such as Lafite and Petrus, is due to close this Monday before a live sale in New York.

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Classified Bordeaux lacks ‘real distribution’

Only a tiny amount of grand cru classé Bordeaux has “real distribution” in the UK, according to Charles Sichel, export director of Maison Sichel.

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Still buying opportunities among 100-pointers?

A number of 100-point Bordeaux wines from the 2000 to 2010 vintages remain under £5,000 a case – is this a pool of ‘good value’ blue chip claret to interest collectors and investors?

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013 trade picks up

As the 2013 Bordeaux vintage becomes physical, trade has picked up on the secondary market for certain labels driven by their low prices.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 No Comments »

1969 Salon steals the show at Zachys sale

Zachys’ New York sale on 16 April saw rare Madeira, 1969 Salon and cult Napa Cabernets dominate the bidding.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Angels and demons

Two Bordeaux wines, both from St Emilion, both grand cru classé, one lauded by Robert Parker – so why does the other get all the attention?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

Parker’s ‘cult’ 100-point Bordeaux

As Robert Parker relinquishes Bordeaux tasting at the The Wine Advocate to Neal Martin, does an even greater cult following beckon for his ‘perfect’ 100-point clarets?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Palmer to offer barrel of 2015 at auction

Château Palmer is to sell a barrel of its 2015 vintage at auction in Hong Kong as part of an ex-cellar consignment this June.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

HK’s Adega Royale hosts first portfolio tasting

Leading Portuguese wine importer, Adega Royale will host its first portfolio tasting in Hong Kong this week with over 80 wines on offer.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

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