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Bordeaux 2011: New Release – Pontet Canet

One of the undisputed stars of Pauillac over the last few vintages, Pontet Canet in this vintage has been described by Robert Parker as “of first-growth potential”. Releasing from the Château at a very reasonable price level, we are very pleased to recommend this property in this vintage. 2011 Château Pontet-Canet, Cru Classé Pauillac £366 […]

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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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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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