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2009 Bordeaux Release: Château Dauzac

Château Dauzac is not one of the best known properties in Bordeaux, but recent improvements have meant that it has begun to shine over recent vintages. During our tastings in the commune of Margaux, the wine stood out because of its attractive, assertive and yet harmonious style. 2009 Château Dauzac, Cru Classé Margaux £270 per case […]

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Bordeaux 2009: The calm before the storm

With many of the Château owners courting buyers in the Far East at the Vinexpo wine fair in Hong Kong, there are likely to be few releases from Bordeaux this week, making this one of the most drawn-out en primeur campaigns ever. This has come as no real surprise as, with the accolades given to […]

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Bordeaux 2009 Update

The 2009 en primeur campaign has yet to gather full speed and we are waiting with bated breath for the release of a few of the main-players in this vintage. We suspect, however, that the highest-flying Châteaux may not be on the market until the beginning of June, as their owners will be enjoying the […]

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Bordeaux 2009 Latest Releases – Charmail and Maucaillou

We are pleased to offer two Left Bank wines that show great style and substance, as well as very reasonable prices. Château Charmail has long been a Lay & Wheeler favourite and, with its classic structure and appealing, ripe nature, it did not disappoint in this vintage.  Château Maucaillou is new to our Bordeaux portfolio, […]

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A new week begins – Château Gazin releases

The start of the new week is heralded by the release of this delicious Pomerol. Château Gazin has always enjoyed a good reputation and for good reason – its vineyards lie on the famed Pomerol clay/gravel plateau, in close proximity to those of Pétrus. 2009 represents a true success for the Château – a rich, intense […]

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All Quiet on the Bordeaux Front

We are at the beginning of what will, for us, be one of the busiest en primeur campaigns in recent years. However, one could be forgiven for being unaware of this. At the moment, with the exception of the release of some (albeit good) petits-Châteaux and Sauternes, it is rather quiet. This is not entirely […]

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2009 Bordeaux: Suduiraut Releases

Two new releases from Bordeaux 2009 to start the working week. The first is a Lay & Wheeler favourite from the lesser-known Montagne-St-Emilion appellation. Château Montaiguillon has the generosity and plush texture that are characteristic of this vintage and will make for delicious mid-week drinking in a couple of years’ time.  2009 Château Montaiguillon, Montagne-St-Emilion […]

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Bordeaux 2009 – Further Releases

Three new wines from the Bordeaux 2009 vintage are now available to purchase online. All three are part of the Jean-Pierre Moueix stable of wines, all of which have performed extremely well in this vintage. All three also offer excellent value for money.  2009 Château Puy-Blanquet, Grand Cru St-Emilion £120 per case of 12 bottles […]

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