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Bordeaux 2011- Latest Releases

With a bank holiday in France last week, yesterday saw a deluge of releases from some of the top names in Bordeaux. The wines came out so thick and fast that it was hard to keep track, so here is brief a summary of releases: Léoville-Barton was one of our most anticipated releases, having produced […]

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Bordeaux 2011 – Day Two

Sat on the terrace of our kind hosts at Caronne Ste Gemme and reflecting on our second day of tasting 2011 Bordeaux, we are definitely starting to get a better idea of this vintage for the (top) Médoc properties. A lot of the wines we tasted today were very much faithful to the Châteaux’ styles […]

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First Growth Focus – Château Margaux

As the first part of a mini series on the First Growths,  Lucy Barber, Lay & Wheeler’s Buying Co-ordinator gives us an introduction to the great estate of Château Margaux: With its tree-lined driveway and beautiful 19th-century house, Château Margaux is the embodiment of Bordeaux’s luxury and refinement. As one of the original premier cru of […]

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