Inside Le Pin

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One of yesterday's many apppointments was at Le Pin in Pomerol, whose tiny cellar is shown in its entirety here. There is much discussion by owner Jacques Thienpont and his wife Fiona Morrison MW of their purchase of some neighbouring vines.  They have also, even more recently, invested in some fine tasting glasses and a spittoon – very luxurious!  And Jacques points out at the end that many of the barrels shown are empty now that the 2007 is in tank awaiting much earlier bottling than usual at the end of the month. There really is not much to go...