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Comte Armand – A Vertical of Pommard Clos des Epeneaux

By on 18/07/2022

A ‘flight’ not to be missed. Vintages 2017 to 1990 Recently, we were fortunate to be approached by a long-standing (and very generous) customer to taste through a flight of vintages (with the 1990 thrown in from Charles Lea's own cellar) from an estate that has featured in almost every Burgundy offer we have published since the early 90’s - Domaine Comte Armand.

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Press review June

Press Reviews: June

By on 30/06/2022

Our latest press reviews: The Telegraph, The Buyer, Delicious Magazine and JamesSuckling.com Benefit from our case price discount in red by buying any 12 bottles from this selection - in a mixed case of your design or simply by the dozen. The best rosé wines for summer 2022, The Telegraph, Susy Atkins, 28/06/2022: 2021 GRENACHE-CINSAULT Rosé Domaine Saint Félix £9.

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Bordeaux Wine cellar

Why on earth would I buy Bordeaux 2021?

By on 11/05/2022

I feel like these blogs have become something of a confession of late, so here’s another one. As much as, when we visit Bordeaux, I’m acting in a professional capacity (something many of you will know I’m just about capable of…) to taste, evaluate and communicate a vintage to you, I’m also secretly really just figuring out what I want to buy.

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Pichon Lalande

2021 Bordeaux En Primeur | Pauillac

By on 11/05/2022

Great old, grand old Pauillac. The most revered appellation in the Médoc felt more like it had gone back in time than perhaps any other area. The wines were generally very lean and precise – Merlot, again, suffered a fair bit up here and, with the wines usually Cabernet focussed anyway, it meant that these high percentages were pushed even higher.

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Smith Haut Lafitte

2021 Bordeaux En Primeur | Pessac-Léognan

By on 08/05/2022

Pessac-Leognan is a slightly peculiar place. You start in the city – Carmes Haut Brion, it’s fair to say, is quite literally an ‘urban winery’, such is its proximity to the hustle and bustle of Bordeaux. Slowly you start to drift out, Haut-Brion & La Mission, two absolutely stunning Châteaux, appear almost out of nowhere, cutting through the tower blocks and urban sprawl.

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