Recent Site Updates

Domaine Masson-Blondelet (3/9/14)
A domaine turning out top-notch Pouilly-Fumé.

Domaine Masson-Blondelet Pouilly-Fumé Les Angelots 2012 (1/9/14)
A spine-tingling, cerebral, invigorating wine.

Château Montlandrie (31/8/14)
Quality and value from Denis Durantou in Castillon.

Château Pierre-Bise, 2014 Update (30/8/14)
Transcendental wines; 2011s & 2012s, from Claude Papin.

New in Vouvray: Florent Cosme (29/8/14)
Vouvray from a young vigneron based in Noizay.

Château La Grave à Pomerol (28/8/14)
I expand this Pomerol profile with historical detail and new images.

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This Weeks Featured Article
François Pinon

There was a time before I knew little or indeed nothing of the lands beyond the boundary of the town of Vouvray. I had ventured as far as La Croix Buisée, where a road winds up the steep limestone scarp, coming out at the back of the vineyards of the première côte to the east of the town; that I was familiar with this little corner.......
Read on in my new profile of François Pinon, complete with new tasting notes back to the 1990 vintage from a recent visit to the domaine. (2/9/14)

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One Last Look: Vouvray 2011 (14/08/14)
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Site Update Archive


Domaine de Ladoucette (27/8/14) A famous Pouilly-Fumé estate.
Domaine de Montcy (26/8/14) A new Loire star.
Pierre Luneau-Papin Muscadet S&M Terre de Pierre 2010 [free]
Castillon (24/8/14) My Bordeaux guide expands.
Château Pichon-Baron (23/8/14) Updated with new images.
New in Anjou: Mai et Kenji Hodgson (22/8/14)
Pascal et Nicolas Reverdy (21/8/14) A new profile, and new notes.
Clos L'Église (20/8/14) I update my profile.
Champalou (19/8/14) New 5-page profile & new notes.
Thibaud Boudignon Anjou Blanc 2011 (18/8/14) [free]
The Square (17/8/14) A restaurant review. [free]
Domaine Ogereau, 2014 Update (16/8/14) Recent releases tasted.
New in Savennières: Thibaud Boudignon (15/8/14)
Pascal Cotat (14/814) Idiosyncratic Sancerre.
Château La Patache (13/8/14) Pomerol from the Peter Kwok stable.
Domaine des Huards (12/8/14) A leading domaine in Cheverny.
Pithon-Paillé Anjou Blanc Pierrebise 2012 (11/8/14) [free]
St Emilion (10/8/14) My guide overhauled.
Château Bastor-Lamontagne (9/8/14) New owners, updated profile.
Le Retout Blanc, Two Vintages (8/8/14)
La Tour Saint-Martin, 2014 Update (7/8/14) A revelatory tasting.
Château Taillefer (6/8/14) A new profile after a recent visit.
Domaine des Aubuisières (5/8/14) A new profile and new notes.
Henri Bourgeois Sancerre Jadis 2011 (4/8/14) [free]
Terroirs (3/8/14) Little plates and great wines. [free]
Château Beauregard (2/8/14) My profile updated.
Domaine de la Pépière, 2014 Update (1/8/14) News and new notes.


Château de Tracy (31/7/14) An extensive update.
Château Plince (30/7/14) I profile this Pomerol estate.
Jérémie Mourat (29/7/14) Esoteric wines from Fiefs-Vendéens.
François Pinon Vouvray Le 2013 (28/7/14) [free]
Pomerol 2004 (4/7/13) My final 2004 report.
St Emilion 2004 (4/7/13) Ausone, La Mondotte & more.
Margaux 2004 (3/7/13) Margaux, Palmer & more.
St Julien 2004 (3/7/13) All the top wines.
Pauillac 2004 (2/7/13) Latour, Lafite, Mouton & more.
St Estèphe 2004 (2/7/13) Cos, Montrose & more.
Pessac-Léognan 2004 (1/7/14) Haut-Brion & more.
Bordeaux 2004 at Ten Years (1/7/14) An introduction.


Berteau et Mabille Vouvray Moelleux 1990 (30/6/14) [free]
Loire Tasting Snippets, 2014 (29/6/14) Pierre-Bise, Carême & more.
Domaine Les Roches (28/6/14) A quick update.
Philippe Delesvaux, 2014 Update (27/6/14) Great sweet wines.
Clos Beauregard (26/6/14) A peripheral Pomerol estate.

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