2010 Bordeaux – Figeac, Clos L’Eglise, 脡glise Clinet, La Mission – and Uncle Tom Cobley and all

by Charles Lea

Lots of wines hitting the market today, we need to know who wants what so get you orders in please. Lafite and Carruades first tranche is out, but the Bordeaux trade is having a bit of a think about thent one – many will sit on it a bit longer, probably, and offer funny deals linked to Rieussec. La Mission Haut Brion is out at 拢7000 – let us know as soon as possible in this one. La Chapelle de La Mission and its white equivalent the Clart茅 de Haut Brion are also available in limited volumes.

We then have two top Pomerols, Clos L’脡glise from Helene Garcin, and the astonishing Chateau L’脡glise Clinet of Denis Durantou. Our customers will know that I regard l’脡glise Clinet as the Pomerol of choice, and with its up to 100 rating from Parker – we may have a limited quantity to offer at 拢3500聽so do ask now.

Chateau Figeac, with its high Cabernet content, is the most M茅docain of all Saint Emilions and the one for which the 2010 vintage was simply perfect.

We also have a very limited release of Beaus茅jour Duffau Lagarosse, another potential 100 pointer from Parker, at 拢2200. This property only produces about 700 cases a year.