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The 2016 primeurs campaign is in full-ish swing and I find myself as exasperated as the negociants in Bordeaux to whom I have been talking. The chateaux are at it again. 2016 is a seriously big vintage, yet the wines are being released in minuscule tranches in order to force the market ever higher.P…
2016 Carillon d'Angélus, St EmilionFresh, aromatic wine. Airy-pure black fruits and small berries. This is cool and very quickly structured with sticky tannins. Long and fresh and stuffed but perhaps lacking a bit of nuance and refinement.2016 Château Angélus, St Emilion60M; 40CS…
Posted in by Caspar Bowes
10 April 2017
Things occurring at Mouton...(Apologies for the delay in posting this... Technical problems.)I leave the busiest day until last, not sure why.I was up early for an early appointment at Château Ausone. The satnav made excellent time and I was there 20 minutes before the appointed hour, but shou…
Ballet, Not Body-BuildingWhat a lot of wine: the new cellar at Château Montrose Can you remember the days when Bordeaux was affordable? Barely. But do you recall when you last tasted claret that tasted like...well...claret: cool and savoury and sculp…
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