The years between 2000 and 2010 produced some magnificent vintages of Bordeaux wine, including 2005, 2009 and 2010. Now ten years later celebrated critic Robert Parker has retasted the Bordeaux 2005 wines and has released his glowing retrospective report. In fact, a stunning twelve estates have received perfect 100-Point scores. The 2005 climatic conditions were significant for the development of ... Read More »
The years between 2000 and 2010 produced some magnificent vintages of Bordeaux wine, including 2005,...
The 2012 Bordeaux growing season was complex in the Bordeaux region. A dry winter was followed by a ...
Quantico Etna Bianco and Guiseppe Quintarelli Rosso Ca’ del Merlo ...
The 2012 Bordeaux growing season was complex in the Bordeaux region. A dry winter was followed by a very wet spring with frequent cold spells. This led to lots of problems with the flowering and coulure, or the failure of berries to develop after flowering. In turn summer was hot and dry followed by a damp and soggy autumn. Ultimately ... Read More »
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Most Bordeaux wine lovers think of Pessac-Leognan when they hear the name Domaine de la Solitude, but they would be overlooking the true gem that is Chateauneuf-du-Pape’s historical Domaine de la Solitude. Perched in the heart of the Southern Rhone Valley, this family estate is driven by the philosophy: “we are only passing on earth.” With a family history that ... Read More »