Daily Archives: Wednesday 25 May 2011

Bordeaux 2010 New Release: Du Tertre

If you are looking for classically styled Margaux, then look no further – this is  benchmark, traditional claret. We greatly enjoyed this at our tastings, favouring its almost austere nature and tightly-wound character. Neal Martin of the Wine Advocate described it as follows:  “…tightly coiled and not as flamboyant as its peers, but that is […]

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Bordeaux 2010 New Release: Lafon Rochet

Arguably the world’s most yellow Château, Lafon-Rochet – under the leadership of Basile Tesseron – has been going from strength to strength over recent vintages, with Robert Parker saying that the 2010 “may [be the] finest Lafon-Rochet to date”.   He gave it 92-94 points, saying “Although a classified growth, this wine is an undeniable sleeper […]

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Bordeaux New Releases: Le Crock and Moulin Riche

As we neared the end of our day yesterday, we were brightened by the release of two great wines from the Cuvélier stable – of Léoville-Poyferré fame. These two wines are perennial favourites of ours, offering style and substance at very fair prices. 2010 Château Le Crock, Cru Bourgeois St-Estèphe £180 per case of 12 […]

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