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Bordeaux 2011: Château Lafite-Rothschild

Around the time of the en primeur tastings in Bordeaux, Christophe Salin, director of Barons de Rothschild was very forthright about the way in which pricing would work this year, indicating that there should be a substantial cut in price for this wine compared with last year. “With Lafite we have the luxury of being […]

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Bordeaux 2011: Lafite, Cos & Gazin

Today saw the release of two of the big Châteaux, with our release of 2011 Lafite-Rothschild and Cos d’Estournel, as well as Gazin, an ever popular Pomerol. Lafite-Rothschild (£2799 for 6 bottles in bond) has been offered primarily to those clients who have expressed interest, however, please let us know if you are interested in […]

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Bordeaux 2011: Châteaux Lafite and La Tour de By

Today has been the proverbial “game of two halves”, with releases of both Cru Bourgeois, La Tour de By and First Growth, Lafite-Rothschild. Lafite’s release price this year seems to offer a reasonable reduction on last year’s, but there is also less availability than last year. We are currently waiting to consolidate our allocation from […]

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2010 Bordeaux: Robert Parker releases his scores

Last night, influential wine-critic Robert Parker released his scores for the 2010 Bordeaux, heralding a flurry of comment and interest. In his accompanying article, entertainingly entitled “Insanity, Glory, Blood, Tears, Lust, Tragedy, Extravagance, Avarice, Violence and Mythology on the Gironde”, he stated, “it is an inescapable truth that 2010 has produced another year of compelling Bordeaux […]

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First Growth Focus – Château Lafite-Rothschild

In the final part of our series on the First Growths,  Kat Wiggins,  Fine Wine Advisor, discusses Lafite-Rothschild. Arguably now one of the most famous wine “brands”, Château Lafite-Rothschild has long been one of the most sought-after wines in the world, achieving record prices at auction even in the seventeenth century. While today’s prices are perhaps […]

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