Tag: sauternes

Tasting Bordeaux 2015 in bottle

After three days of intensive blind tasting – sampling 264 wines – Philip Moulin reports on how Bordeaux’s 2015s showed at this year’s Southwold Tasting

White Claret: Bordeaux’s best kept secret

Bordeaux’s reds – great and glorious though they may be – steal all the headlines when it comes to the region’s wine. But, a classic blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc, its whites offer value and versatility; here Philip Moulin tells us why they deserve a place in your wine rack In the 1950s, hard […]

Château Climens vertical tasting

Last month,  in our Pickering Cellar saw one of the most scintillating tastings ever held in our premises. Proprietor of Château Climens Bérénice Lurton came over from Bordeaux and talked through a dazzling array of 12 vintages of her extraordinary Barsac wine, ranging from 2008 back to 1964. In all the themed tastings I have […]