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Unclassifiable Bordeaux and the Rebels – Part Three

What is it about the unclassifiable that intrigues us? Why do we find the unusual alluring? Perhaps it is because we are rooting for the rebels. In my book rebellion can lead to innovation – and we all enjoy new … Continue reading

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Unclassifiable Bordeaux and White Saint Emilion – Part Two

If you think of Saint Emilion as awash in a sea of red grapes you might be surprised to find out that here and there lie tiny splashes of white. These discrete little pools of white grapes are part of … Continue reading

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100% Bordeaux and The Unclassifiable – Part One

Most Bordeaux chateaux use a blend of grape varieties to make their wines and its fairly unusual to find a wine made from a single grape variety. The permitted red grape varieties allowed in a Bordeaux blend are commonly Cabernet … Continue reading

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A Year in Wine – What Happened in Bordeaux During 2013?

I enjoy taking a look back at what has gone before at this time of year and I thought I would highlight some of the miles we have travelled whilst ‘Bordeaux watching’ over 2013 and share my thoughts with you. … Continue reading

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Saint Emilion – a Hot Property and a Hotbed of Rivalry?

Saint Emilion is one of my favourite appellations; not only does this AOC produce lovely wine but it is also surprisingly pioneering. It was, afterall, the centre of the garagiste movement and is also home to a set of innovative … Continue reading

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