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This year I was tasked with tasting the samples offered en primeur from the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux. It was widely regarded as the worst growing season in a long, long time - but I am assured it was pure coincidence that Jancis and Julia were unable to attend themselves. [Read Bordeaux en... More...
In the light of our survey at the beginning of the week as to what you wanted us to do about the timing of the publication of Richard's tasting notes on Bordeaux 2013 en primeurs samples, I thought you might be interested in this representative sample of comments. Against delaying... More...
Please note that tomorrow we will start publishing my tasting notes on this much-discussed vintage in Bordeaux. We'll kick off with the most successful wines, the sweet whites. With some trepidation, I present here a selection of Bordeaux 2013 that seemed least impressive to me during my... More...
17 April 2014 - I was reminded of this candidate for our Throwback Thursday feature by fine-wine trader and blogger Joss Fowler of Vinolent.net who included a reference to it in his recent brief interview with the man behind the Judgment of Paris, and was so traduced in the movie... More...

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Will not be buying anything including sweet wine. if the latter ,much more sensible to buy 2009 which is excellent.especially Climens :) More...
[QUOTE=Stephen Ricketts, London;49291]I have also bought across the Fenocchio range, which I agree seems tremendously good value, but would say that they are the only 2010 Barolos that Richard has. More...
[B]1983 Zilliken Saarburger Rausch Riesling Halb-trocken[/B] Obviosuly a completely different create (I have learned my lesson and today I'm always guessing 10-20+ years compared to what I really. More...
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