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Monday 20 April 2015

Sauternes

Why is no one buying Sauternes?

The Sauternes estates have made an early bid for attention in this campaign but despite repeated price cuts since 2010 it’s still not selling.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Coutet continues Sauternes rush

Château Coutet is the latest in a string of Sauternes producers to release this week, with no change on its 2013 price.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Gazin out of the blocks

The Bordeaux en primeur campaign is well and truly begun with Gazin, Doisy-Vedrines and Suduiraut out this morning and not a price drop in sight.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Doisy-Daëne makes the first move

Sauternes estate Doisy-Daëne is the first big estate to make a move in this year’s en primeur campaign, releasing at €26.40 ex-négociant, the same as its 2013.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A bargain bottle of fizz, a silky Sauternes and an “outstanding” red from Portugal’s Douro Valley are some of this week’s top picks.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Sauternes threatened by high-speed train

Plans for a high-speed train risks “vandalising” top Bordeaux vineyards and causing irreparable damage to the “peculiar microclimate” of Sauternes, according to French winemakers.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Pichon-Baron launches new second wine

Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 3 Comments »

Wine and moon cake pairings

From tawny Port to demi-sec Champagne via Sauternes and Pacherenc du Vic Bilh, the Wine Etc. team suggests the best fine wines to pair with moon cakes this mid-autumn festival.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux heading for ‘collective suicide’

Respected Sauternes producer, Alexandre de Lur-Saluces, has warned Bordeaux is heading for “collective suicide”, if it continues with its current pricing strategy.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 4 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Kirwan and Climens

After a busy day yesterday, Margaux third growth Château Kirwan and Sauternes first growth Château Climens were this morning’s key releases.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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