TAG ARCHIVES: Bordeaux2011

2011 Bordeaux – Vieux Chateau Certan, Talbot, Ducru Beaucaillou, Brane Cantenac

By on 06/06/2012

Domaines Baron de Rothschild chose yesterday to release the 2011 Chateau l'Évangile, a wine which I am surprised to find myself the biggest fan of amongst the critics. Today has seen another mini-avalanche of releases, including Talbot at a sensible price, and some at spectacular drops in price over their 2010 counterparts - Beauséjour Duffau Lagarosse was £2200 in 2010, and is £540 this year.

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2011 Bordeaux – Too many to mention

By on 15/05/2012

2011 Bordeaux - Too many to mention It seems that Bordeaux have decided that it's simpler just to dump all the wines on the market and let everyone sort it out for themselves, so here we go - not much we can say about each one individually, there simply is not time.

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2011 Bordeaux – Margaux and Palmer

By on 14/05/2012

Two contenders for wine of the vintage out this afternoon, Château Margaux, which Robert Parker rates 94-96, and Château Palmer, which is also exceptional. It's worth reading the notes to see who scores which higher. Robert Parker says of Margaux: 'It rivals what they achieved in both 2010 and 2009, which is virtually impossible to contemplate given the quality of those two vintages'.

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