Tag: Mouton

Bordeaux 2012 Tasting Trip Day 2 – A Chance to Draw Some Conclusions

Day two began with a tasting at a négociant found on the outskirts of Bordeaux. Trying wines in this environment is quite unlike any other you can imagine. Clever use of lighting, walls which are decorated in contemporary art and tables set amongst a seemingly endless row of racking in the state-of-the-art cellars (it’s really […]

A Pauillac Portfolio

Yesterday was our final full day of tasting and, although we still have a few producers in Pessac-Léognan to visit this morning, a much clearer picture has formed in our minds. Ending Wednesday evening with the sensational beauty of Latour (above) and beginning Thursday with the serious majesty of Lafite and Mouton, we were set for a day […]

Bordeaux begins

Bordeaux 2010. Bordeaux zero-ten, or just Bordeaux ’10? We’re still not totally sure how to refer to it, but either way, there is no doubt that this latest vintage from France’s darling region will be an interesting one. Can it really be another ‘legendary’ vintage? Another once-in-a-lifetime year? We’ll have to get back to you […]