Bordeaux 2019 -Yves Raymond, Château Saransot Dupré, Listrac, Haut Médoc

What was your biggest challenge in the vineyard?         The challenge is each year the same : we must harvest late enough to pick perfectly ripe fruits (the decision can be difficult in years with a lot of rain before the harvest. We fear that it will rot the fruit and so we might … Continue reading Bordeaux 2019 -Yves Raymond, Château Saransot Dupré, Listrac, Haut Médoc

2007 Chateau Margaux: less is more in 2007 says Pontallier

The Cabernet Sauvignon makes up the body and soul of this wine. The final wine is made from only 32% of the total production. The wine is blended from no fewer than 36 different lots - the most rigorous selection ever. There is a move towards reducing yields to concentrate the juice in the grapes that are harvested.  This year the … Continue reading 2007 Chateau Margaux: less is more in 2007 says Pontallier