Robert Parker Pronounces on 2011 Bordeaux

Monday, 30 April 2012 by Stephen Browett

As always with Bordeaux en primeur, the wine world has been waiting with baited breath for the views, tasting notes and (above all) the scores of Robert Parker of “The Wine Advocate” before the campaign can really get under way.

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Bordeaux 2011 En Primeur Blog #4

Wednesday, 4 April 2012 by Stephen Browett

Today was ‘Right Bank day’ and we headed off, bright and early, over the rivers Garonne and Dordogne with the hope of finding some welcoming Merlot flesh on the 2011 bones.

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Bordeaux 2011 En Primeur Blog #3

Tuesday, 3 April 2012 by Stephen Browett

Today we had to wake up while it was still dark and were tasting wine by 8.30 am. Don’t let anyone tell you that this job is like being on holiday! By 10 am (9 in the morning UK time) we had already tasted nearly 50 wines.

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Bordeaux 2011 En Primeur Blog #2

Monday, 2 April 2012 by Stephen Browett

Today we have focussed our attention on the Northern Médoc and in particular the appellations of St Estèphe, Pauillac and St Julien.

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