Category Archives: En Primeur 2007

Bordeaux’s 2007 Vintage Revisited

I revisited Bordeaux’s 2007 vintage this Christmas, opening Chateau Pichon Baron 07 and Leoville Poyferre 07 for Christmas Dinner. Both wines were brilliant – Sue preferred the Pichon Baron, the family preferred Leoville Poyferre . . . and I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Bordeaux – Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

Exquisite Saint Emilion at Bargain PricesAs you know in April I, with many others from across the globe, visited the Union of Grand Cru Tasting of the 2007 Bordeaux vintage. Much has been written about its quality and ensuing prices … Continue reading

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Bordeaux En Primeur – Is This The End As We Know It?

Now that the campaign is well and truly in full swing with wines of note being released I can perhaps understand why Jancis Robinson said in her recent news letter: “With less-than-outstanding quality but prices boosted by the Euro and … Continue reading

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En Primeur 2007 Prices and Scores

I have had chance to reflect on the 2007 vintage and whilst reading one or two comments of other people who have tasted the wines I am just sat here wondering whether they are being too cynical. I have a … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine – 2007 Tasting – The Star of the Right Bank

Before I went to Bordeaux Jancis Robinson agreed to receive all previous vintages from Château La Fleur Morange which included the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. Unfortunately due to the pressure of time Jancis was unable to write her … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine – 2007 Tasting – The Star of the Right Bank

Before I went to Bordeaux Jancis Robinson agreed to receive all previous vintages from Château La Fleur Morange which included the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. Unfortunately due to the pressure of time Jancis was unable to write her … Continue reading

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Summary of My Week of Bordeaux 2007 Tastings

In rounding up my week this really is a vintage that can be appreciated by those who love fine wine – whether you are on a budget or not there is something for everyone. The 2007 vintage can accommodate those … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2007 Tasting – The Red Wines

The 2007 reds are more approachable this year and are easy drinking – obviously there are some stars amongst them and when I return to the UK I will post a detailed summary on Monday for those of you who … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2007 Tasting – Wonderful Whites and A Cautionary Word to the Châteaux

I tasted the Château Margaux Pavillion Blanc this morning and it is a superb representative of the 07 Bordeaux Whites from those at the top of the range down to those at the bottom – it’s a great year for … Continue reading

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Left Bank Bordeaux Wine 2007

I have been on the Left Bank today and having tasted a few of the wines now I am sure that they are not going to suit people who like the big, bold heavy style of red wine – these … Continue reading

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