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Bordeaux 2012: Robert Parker Re-Evaluates the Newly Bottled Vintage

Bordeaux Vines

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 »

Parker’s 2010 Pessac-Léognan Favorites

Parker’s 2010 Pessac-Léognan Favorites Wine Critic Robert Parker was effusive in his praise for Pessac-Léognan’s 2010 vintage.  He awarded two chateaux of the appelation his coveted perfect 100 score: Chateau Haut Brion and Chateau Pape-Clement.   The 2010 vintage in Pessac-Léognan reached perfect ripness in all red grape varieties resulting in a stunning concentration of flavors and aromas. Haut-Brion Red Re-release ... Read More »

Pessac-Leognan 2010: a bold ripeness

Pessac Leognan 2010 Just outside the city of Bordeaux lies the appellation of Pessac-Léognan. In 2010, the area thrived with its red grapes all reaching perfect ripeness and attaining an incredible concentration of flavors thanks to lower yields. Two stars of Pessac-Leognan 2010 are Chateau Haut-Brion and Domaine de Chevalier. Chateau Haut Brion 2010 Dating back to the dawn of ... Read More »

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