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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 »

Bordeaux Prestige: 2010 Pontet Canet, Pauillac

Pontet Canet is one of ten wines this year to receive a potentially perfect score from Robert Parker (96-100). The estate is the first of the 1855 classified growths to achieve biodynamic certification. Owned by Alfred Tesseron, this 81 hectare estate sits on gravel, clay and limestone soils and takes a traditional approach to farming. [quote]We work our land like ... Read More »

Discover Bordeaux: Chateau Picque Caillou (Pessac-Leognan)

Chateau Picque Caillou is located in the heart of the Pessac-Leognan appellation next to its more famous neighbors, Haut-Brion and Pape Clément. Once a preferred wine of Napoleon 1st, Picque Caillou has a reputation for high-quality and good-value wines of the area. Owned by Paulin Calvet, Picque Caillou produces a red wine (50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon) and a white ... Read More »