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Saturday 18 April 2015

Saint Emilion

Saint Emilion ‘A’s not on the same level?

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”.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Saint-Emilion property sold to Vauthier

Alain Vauthier of Château Ausone has acquired Château La Clotte in Saint Emilion ending speculation as to which leading wine producer would do so.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Clos Fourtet bucks Bordeaux slump

Saint-Emilion estate, Clos Fourtet, has recorded one of the best performances so far this year of any Bordeaux property.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

2013 primeurs: the Right Bank

Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Obituary: Christine Valette-Pariente

Christine Valette-Pariente, co-owner of Château Troplong Mondot in Saint Emilion has died after losing her battle with cancer.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Pavie and Angélus prices settle

After nearly a year and a half of continued increases, prices for Right Bank grand crus, Pavie and Angélus, have slowed.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Author of ‘cruel’ St Emilion book sued

A journalist who wrote a book “exposing” the wine industry and lambasting Saint Emilion as “cruel” is facing legal action from Angélus’s owner, Hubert de Boüard.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Latour owner buys Right Bank estates

François Pinault, the owner of first growth property Château Latour, has snapped up several estates in the Right Bank communes of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

New book blasts ‘cruel’ Saint Emilion

A new book published in France this week has singled out the Saint Emilion classification of 2012 as “illustrative” of many problems with wine in France.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Right Bank wobbles?

The strongest performing index in the Liv-ex Bordeaux 500, the Right Bank 100, has suffered a slight dip in recent months, is the surge coming to an end?

Monday, February 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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