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Saturday 27 August 2016 loc: US

Right Bank

On to the Right Bank

There is always a suspicion that it is the lower cost wines that lead the way off the bottom after a long consolidation, but the Right Bank wines’ performance since the referendum vote gives the lie to that.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Clos Cantenac owner invests in Norwegian distillery

Martin Krajewski, the owner of Grand Cru St-Emilion estate Clos Cantenac, has made his first foray into spirits by investing in a new distillery in Norway.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: first impressions

With the trade having descended on Bordeaux for primeurs, we present a few first impressions of the Right Bank, Sauternes, Graves and Pessac-Léognan.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 No Comments »

2012 Saint Emilion classification upheld

A Bordeaux tribunal has rejected a complaint filed against the 2012 Saint Emilion classification by three estates.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 09 vs 10: why the gaps?

A number of Bordeaux estates hold exactly the same score for their 2009 and 2010 vintages yet the pricing for both is rarely equal.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Duo bringing Carmenère back to Bordeaux

A pair of young winemakers in Bordeaux are putting their faith in Carmenère, bringing the variety, which has all but disappeared in France, back to its birthplace.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux in pictures

A recent visit to Bordeaux during harvest time took in a fairytale château, swish cellars, wild flowers, furry friends and grapes ripe for the picking.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 2 Comments »

Wine ‘doesn’t need oak to age’

Bordeaux reds do not need to spend time in oak in order to have a long life ahead of them according to one producer in the region.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Half of 100-point wines under £5,000

Over half of the 49 Bordeaux wines given a “perfect” 100-point score by Robert Parker since 2000 are currently trading below £5,000 a case.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Pavie a second growth after all?

Liv-ex has released the results of its bi-annual classification of the Right Bank and found Pavie to not quite live up to its “A” status when it comes to price.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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