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Posted in by Caspar Bowes
04 April 2017
Kirwan EquipmentBlack kites were carving the air over the Medoc this morning as I drove north for my first appointment. And it seemed that the frogs by the stream at Chateau Kirwan had noticed them too, as they seemed nervous, leaping into the gin-clear water when my shadow fell on them, cutting cha…
Posted in by Caspar Bowes
03 April 2017
The day rose, quite literally, as fog smothered the Médoc this morning and it was only when the sun started to burn it away that the chateaux and, finally, vineyards, became visible, lifting like a soufflé out of the vapours. My arrival at Ducru was timely and my decision to stop …
BORDEAUXI have arrived in Bordeaux  for a week of tasting the new vintage: 2016, a harvest that - by all reports - combines fabulous quality with a return to the sort of quantities that make Bordelais vignerons do little handstands of joy. One cannot mention Bordeaux these days withou…
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