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2010 Clerc Milon: New Chateau, Futures Prices Revealed

Last week during VinExpo, Clerc Milon unveiled its brand new chateau and vinification cellars. The Pauillac Fifth Growth estate is part of the Rothschild wine portfolio, run by Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, that includes the prestigious First Growth, Chateau Mouton-Rothschild. Clerc Milon was acquired by Philippine’s father, Baron Philippe de Rothschild, in 1970. Two years ago, the Baroness hired Bordeaux ... Read More »

2010 Chateau Margaux and Pavillon Rouge Prices Released

It’s a busy Monday morning in Bordeaux with the first of the five First Growths, Chateau Margaux, to release its 2010 Bordeaux futures prices. Liv-Ex ranks Chateau Margaux as the 3rd best wine of the vintage based on a compilation of critical opinion – Robert Parker (96-98), Jancis Robinson (19), Decanter (20), James Suckling (100) and Wine Spectator (96-99) – ... Read More »

2010 Cos D’Estournel Prices Released

This morning, Cos D’Estournel (Saint Estephe) released its price for its 2010 Bordeaux futures wines. The vintage received excellent scores across the board: Robert Parker (95-97), Jancis Robinson (18.5), Decanter (19), James Suckling (96-97), and Wine Spectator (96-99). Here are Master of Wine, Roger Bohmrich’s tasting notes: [quote]The 2010 Cos represents an assemblage of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot ... Read More »

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