Since we publish today a detailed look at how the 2001 bordeaux are tasting at 10 years old, and since Bordeaux primeurs fever is upon us, I thought it would be interesting to remind ourselves of...
This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times. See my tasting notes, scores and suggested drinking dates on nearly 50 top 2000 bordeaux on Purple pages As...
Last week I had the great pleasure of 'looking at' nearly 50 of the more significant red bordeaux from the vintage celebrating its tenth birthday. This is traditionally the time at which classical...
As I wrote yesterday in A day out at Windsor , I’ve recently begun to look at serious red bordeaux from the 2000 and 2003 vintages to see how they are coming on.
Like many of you,...
A British captain of industry and his wife find themselves with a decided superfluity of 2000 red bordeaux and are selling off more than 40,000 bottles (well over 3,000 cases) of it at...
The Wine Society plundered its famously useful Stevenage cellars (see our recently updated wine storage survey ) to provide 250 of its members with a look at the five left bank first growths...
These 58 important 2000 red bordeaux were tasted in London in nov 04 and looked, generally, pretty gorgeous - although there are more exceptions to this rule than one might want or expect...
For tasting notes and scores on more than 100 red bordeaux 2000s tasted in bottle, see my tasting notes on purple pages.
For my ranking of these 20 top red bordeaux, click here .
Below are collated my tasting notes from a major retrospective in Hong Kong (see wine news ), together with notes on other 2000s I have tasted seriously from bottle. These include many of the...
At a tasting of 20 top red bordeaux from the glamorous 2000 vintage in Hong Kong last week, the standout for value was Gruaud Larose, a wine that showed beautifully when tasted blind. I thought it...
In the bitter engagement that is the current Franco-American relationship the first real casualty - setting aside the linguistic one of French fries - has been French wine in general and its most...
Britain's biggest fine wine trader is currently pushing hard its offer of second wines from Bordeaux top châteaux in the much-vaunted 2000 vintage. (See below for details of that offer.)...
In November I had the chance to see the much-vaunted 2000s from the châteaux that are members of the Union des Grands Crus some months after they had been bottled. These of course were much...
It seemed almost intrusive to discuss current events with the Krug family of Champagne. After all, if all you produce is distinctively luxurious bottles of the fizzy stuff selling at well over...
Only the foolish and very rich would buy the most glamorous 2000 clarets at this stage. Their prices have long since rocketed into the stratosphere of folly. The first growths have been offered in...
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