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Sunday 25 January 2015

Smith-Haut-Lafitte

Indian summer to save the day in Bordeaux?

An Indian summer and burst of September sunshine in Bordeaux may have rescued the fortunes of the 2014 vintage.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: less negativity but worries persist

Merchants returning from Bordeaux are now less worried about the quality of the wines than the point of buying them if prices stay high.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux in pictures

Stunning sculpture, creative food pairings, hot tubs and a cat taking liberties: the drinks business brings you highlights from a trip to Bordeaux last week.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Parker moves into branded wine cases

Bordeaux négociant Bordeaux Wine Selection is to release limited edition cases of 100-point claret from the 2009 vintage signed by US wine critic Robert Parker.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2012: SHL and Pichon Baron

After close to a fortnight’s hiatus, the Bordeaux 2012 en primeurs have taken off again this morning with some big name releases, including Smith Haut Lafitte and Pichon Baron.

Monday, May 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux en primeur in pictures

From leaping hares and roaring lions to father-and-son duo Paul and Thibault Pontallier, we take you on a tour of Bordeaux 2012 primeurs week highlights.

Friday, April 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux estate to turn carbon emissions into toothpaste

Château Smith Haut Lafitte in Bordeaux is to turn its carbon emissions into toothpaste.

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Smaller names lead trade in 09 Bordeaux

Trade on Liv-ex is being dominated by Bordeaux 2009, with 24 labels in particular monopolising interest.

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 No Comments »

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