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AC Bordeaux 2016 (29/4/17)
Hmmm. This feels like limestone.....

Médoc 2016 (28/4/17)
"Is it an otter?" Greysac, Potensac & more.

White Pessac-Léognan 2016 (27/4/17)
A Vitamin Z top-up. La Mission, Malartic & more.

Haut-Médoc 2016 (25/4/17)
Psychic proprietor. Retout, La Lagune, Cantemerle & more.

Domaine Guiberteau Saumur Blanc 2014 (24/4/17) [free]
Looking for my third hand in the week ahead.

This Week's Featured Article
Red Pessac-Léognan 2016

I rolled over and tried desperately to focus on the numbers on my watch, its illuminated display a blurred glow in the pitch black. This was much harder than it sounds; I have noticed in the past few years that many letters and numbers seem to be less clear than they used to be, the inevitable presbyopia that hits us all eventually.
Read on in my latest primeurs report, looking at Red Pessac-Léognan 2016, including the wines of Haut-Brion, Haut-Bailly, Pape-Clément, Smith-Haut-Lafitte and many more, including lots of good-value options. (26/4/17)

Recent Blog Posts

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Muscadet Frost, April 2017 (30/04/17)
With just a couple more instalments to go before I complete ...
Bordeaux 2016: The Primeurs (09/04/17)
I am now back in the UK now after a week of tasting the 2016...
Bordeaux 2016: Halfway (05/04/17)
It is early Wednesday morning as I write this, and so I am a...
Bordeaux 20016: Sandrine Garbay (31/03/17)
Taking a break for packing my bag for Bordeaux, I thought I ...
Bordeaux 2016: Guillaume Thienpont (30/03/17)
Another take on Bordeaux 2016 today, moving on from yesterda...
Site Update Archive


Pomerol 2016 (21/4/17) Yet another invisibility forcefield.
Castillon & Co. 2016 (20/4/17) Right-bank value.
St Emilion GCC & GC 2016 (19/4/17) Cimmerian cellars.
St Emilion 1er GCC 2016 (18/4/17) Paul Daniels and Pavie.
Adèle Rouzé Quincy 2015 (17/4/17)[free]
Moulis & Listrac 2016 (16/4/17) Speed limit signs.
Margaux 2016 (15/4/17) A hire-dar cleaning charge?
St Julien 2016 (14/4/17) A mob of grease and hormones.
Pauillac 2016 (13/4/17) Coin-tossing and blind tasting.
St Estèphe 2016 (12/4/17) "He clasps the crag...."
Bordeaux 2016 (11/4/17) Pranayama, Prince & plus-fours.
Serge et Bruno Sourdais Chinon 1993 (10/4/17) [free]
A Month of Muscadet: Domaine de la Foliette (1/4/17)


Sauternes & Barsac 2014 (31/3/17) And concluding comments.
Château Chasse-Spleen (30/3/17) My profile updated.
AC Bordeaux 2014 (29/3/17) Good value to high-end.
A Month of Muscadet: Jérémie Huchet (28/3/17)
Les Terres d'Ocre Saint-Pourçain Instan T 2013 (27/3/17) [free]
Loire Wine Guide: Nantais Climate (26/3/17) The Muscadet Météo.
A Month of Muscadet: Jo Landron Update (25/3/17)
Château Destieux (24/3/17) Cool and dark wines.
Frédéric Mabileau (23/3/17) My profile overhauled and expanded.
Pessac-Léognan 2014 (22/3/17) Haut-Brion, Mission, Carmes....
A Month of Muscadet: Famille Lieubeau Update (21/3/17)
Pierre Morin Sancerre Rouge Bellechaume 2012 (20/3/17) [free]
Château Pape-Clément (19/3/17) My profile updated.

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