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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...
For a list of all our articles, see Bordeaux 2013 - a guide to our coverage . Very much a mixed bag from Pessac-Léognan and Graves, with no rhyme or reason to what worked and what didn't. The majority of it is pretty average stuff, with the two bogeymen of 2013, lightness... More...
See Sixty vintages under his belt for a profile of the late Thierry Manoncourt, the spirit of Ch Figeac. Ch Figeac is one of the most distinctive wines in Bordeaux. And until now has been one of the most dependable. But there have recently been some dramatic personnel... More...
This article was first published on 31 March 2007. We are re-publishing it today in our Throwback Thursday series to complement today's review of recent vintages of Ch Figeac , including the first of the new, post-Thierry Manoncourt era.  See also Sixty vintages of Ch Figeac ,... More...

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