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Bordeaux’s Primeur Week April 2010

Programme officiel UGC: la semaine primeurs à Bordeaux qui se déroulera du 30 mars au 1er avril 2010 de 9h30 à 18h00 dans les crus suivants : Graves et Pessac-Léognan : Château Smith Haut Lafitte Saint-Emilion : Château Beau Séjour Bécot Pomerol : Château Gazin Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Moulis et Listrac : Château Cantemerle Margaux : Château … Continue reading

Right bank first to present the new vintage of 2009

Alcohol and sugar the main problems for 2009 The “Cercle de Rive Droite” (40 properties from St Emilion Grand cru to Bordeaux Superieur) presented their wines to the trade and press at the beginning of March in the French Ambassador’s residence in Kensington, London. The wines were well received with attractive perfume, good concentrated fruit … Continue reading

CIVB Recap of Weather conditions for 2009 Bordeaux vintage

As the Bordeaux  “Primeurs” approach (first week of April) here is a recap of the weather conditions experienced to produce what is already being called the vintage of the century> Need to wait for the world’s trade and press including Parker’s verdicts of what they find in the glass…… Yields for sure are small again … Continue reading