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”.
Alain Vauthier of Château Ausone has acquired Château La Clotte in Saint Emilion ending speculation as to which leading wine producer would do so.
Saint-Emilion estate, Clos Fourtet, has recorded one of the best performances so far this year of any Bordeaux property.
Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.
Christine Valette-Pariente, co-owner of Château Troplong Mondot in Saint Emilion has died after losing her battle with cancer.
After nearly a year and a half of continued increases, prices for Right Bank grand crus, Pavie and Angélus, have slowed.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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