Suduiraut

Bordeaux 2017: Beychevelle released

St-Julien estate Beychevelle has released its 2017 price this morning and although the drop was not very big versus 2016, it is still the cheapest vintage on the market.

Dry whites will save sweet Sauternes

The pursuit of making high quality dry white wines in Sauternes will help the survival of the region’s under-appreciated sweet wines thinks AXA Millèsimes’ managing director, Christian Seely.

Bordeaux 2016: Suduiraut and Batailley

The trickle of en primeur releases continued towards the end of this week with the release of Suduiraut and Batailley.

Sauternes 2017: frost damage hits Barsac hardest

As with the rest of Bordeaux in 2017 the frosts that struck in late April hit Sauternes and Barsac hard – but it’s clear some were hit harder than others and, cruelly, conditions for noble rot proved excellent as the harvest approached.

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