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Weak Euro saves Bordeaux 2014 Primeur Campaign

As the vines’ leaves power into action (and the first spraying is underway), we are beginning to see the small clusters of flowers which will become the grapes of the 2015 vintage, the first trickle of prices are coming through for the 2014 Bordeaux campaign. 2014 is undoubtedly a much better vintage than everything since … Continue reading

Must sees in Super St Emilion

Do the underground monument tour including the amazing underground Church etc organised by the tourist information (only one in English is at 2pm otherwise more in French see http://www.saint-emilion-tourisme.com/) Go up the bell tower (key from tourist info) for amazing views over St Emilion’s tear shaped rampart city Dine at La Terrasse Rouge brasserie at Château … Continue reading

Summing up Bordeaux 2014 Primeur

The primeur week is over. No site of Bob but lots of fruity, fresh wines with supple tannins. Purity of fruit with amazing freshness that one could almost drink now. I have tasting wines en primeur for the last ten years and this is the first time I have felt this. Not sure that they … Continue reading