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Bordeaux Harvest

2021 Harvest Reports – Bordeaux Gleanings

By on 20/10/2021

Asked how the harvest has gone, one négociant replied that he felt that Bordeaux has got away with frost losses much better than some other parts of France, with frosts that were -3C to -4C, the kind that the great Châteaux are able to deal with by using very expensive things like helicopters or candles in the vineyard.

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2014 Bordeaux Primeurs – Palmer, Angélus, Tour Carnet, Fombrauge

By on 29/04/2015

Angélus (released today at £1700), with Pavie, was elevated to the ‘Premier Grand Cru Classé A’ level in 2012, alongside Ausone and Cheval Blanc, so this is for them a big deal, although recently in London Stéphanie de Boüard-Rivoal agreed that nothing had really changed in terms of how the wine is made.

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