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Parker’s 2010 Saint Emilion Favorites

Parker’s Favorites from Saint-Emilion in 2010 The 2010 Saint Emilion vintage was outstanding. The Melot reached beautiful concentration due to a dry summer with hot days and cool nights while the Cabernets, both Franc and Suavignon, were very successful. With such ripeness in all grapes one can expect bountiful flavors, aromas and tannin in 2010. Parker increased the scores of ... Read More »

Right Bank 2010 Parker Favorites

Right Bank 2010 Parker Favorites Robert Parker recently released his new scores for the Bordeaux 2010 vintage after retasting all of the wines this January. In 2010 right bank properties produced unique wines of a stunning quality that captured the heart of the famous wine critic . Pomerol and Saint Emilion chateaux produced deliciously concentrated wines due to the dry ... Read More »

Clos Fourtet: a father and son’s dream

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Clos Fourtet: a father and son’s dream Clos Fourtet: The origins Armed with a love of wine and a stoke of good luck, Phillippe Cuvelier was given the chance to purchase Clos Fourtet in 2001 and he, along with his son Matthieu passionately began making wine. While the Cuvelier Family’s history at the estate may seem short ... Read More »