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2010 Leoville Las Cases Prices Released

Top Saint Julien estate, Leoville Las Cases, released its 2010 prices today. This 97-hectare property borders First Growth Latour in Pauillac and is the largest of the three Leoville estates. The 2010 weather conditions were cooler and drier than 2009 at the start of the growth cycle. July experienced more sun and higher temperatures, while August and September offered cooler, ... 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 »