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Barrels and Bottles Blog — en-primeur

2011 Bordeaux will “Bomb” – Robert Parker

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Robert Parker has forecast a complete lack of demand for 2011 Bordeaux en primeur unless prices drop “dramatically”. Writing on erobertparker.com about the vintage, he notes, “If prices do not drop dramatically for the 2011 Bordeaux, I do not think there will be any fine ‘futures’ wine market in the civilized world that will buy […]

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Wine traders expect strong demand for Bordeaux futures

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Wine merchants warned Friday demand could be high for another excellent Bordeaux vintage after buyers from around the world descended on southwest France for the annual market. China and Hong Kong have become the biggest customers for the world renowned Bordeaux wines but some traders are warning against neglecting the more traditional markets in Europe […]

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Bordeaux Pomerol en-primeurs tasted by Andrew Coghlan

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2009 Chateaux La Croix Chaigneau : tasted 17th June 2010 cask sample Immense structure with aromatic fruit of great length. Good acidity and fruit balance with green tannins showing good potential for aging. One of the best value Pomerol’s we have tasted for some time. Life span expected to be 15 years. Drinking premium at […]

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