Thomas Duroux of Château Palmer, Xavier Sanchez of Pichon Baron, Veronique Sanders of Haut-Bailly and merchant François Thienpont give their views on en primeur and next year’s campaign.
Christian Seely, the port-loving MD of AXA Millésimes, speaks to the drinks business about his biggest vice and why ambition is more important than talent.
Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.
The prices of first growth châteaux have risen 30 times more than the price of bulk Bordeaux over the past 25 years.
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.
Despite its 2012 vintage keeping a relatively low profile so far, Bordeaux producers are reporting good results and strong international interest in the run up to next week’s en primeur tastings.
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