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Sunday 20 April 2014

Saint Emilion

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 »

Pavie and Angélus buoyed by upgrade

Both Angélus and Pavie are showing signs of increased attention from buyers following their recent reclassification to Grand Cru Classé A status.

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 No Comments »

A ‘classic’ St Emilion tasting

This year’s annual tasting of Saint Emilion Grands Crus Classés offered up the 2009 and 2010 vintages and both deserve their reputation.

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2012: better but smaller than 2011

Saint Emilion producers are starting to declare themselves “happy” with the 2012 vintage.

Friday, October 26th, 2012 No Comments »

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