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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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Only Chateau Ausonne gets 100 point potential from Robert Parker

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Critic Robert Parker has awarded only one potential 100 pointer in his provisional scores for the 2011 vintage. Ausone was awarded 96-100 points, while Lafite was awarded only 90-93 in the estate’s worst performance since its 88 points in 1993. The scores were described on Twitter as “incredible” and “making a lot of sense”. Lafite’s […]

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