Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy Christmas

As we come towards the end 2010 and look forward to everything that 2011 will bring, we would like simply to say thank you for your support over the last year. It has been an interesting and exciting year, with Bordeaux 2009 breaking all records and fine wine trading continuing apace, alongside many other excellent wines […]

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2006 Tuscany In Bond

It is a truism that the wines of Tuscany defy general characterisation. However, with careful selection there are some fabulous discoveries to be made. The rasp and grip of Sangiovese grown on heavy, limey soil at high altitudes remains, but it is bolstered by the richness of low-yielding clones and, in fact, 2006 is the […]

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2009 Rhône – the great Hermitage of Marc Sorrel

“…where 2009 is great (and it truly is) is in the northern Rhône…I can say that without a doubt it is the finest overall vintage in the north since 1999, and probably since 1990.” Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #191, October 2010 This was our first, literally refreshing, appointment up North during a week devoted to […]

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