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2011 Cheval Blanc Tasting Notes, Pierre Olivier Clouet Interview

2011 Cheval Blanc – From 52% Cabernet Franc and 48% Merlot, the wine will be aged in 100% new oak. The wine reached 13% alcohol and represents 65% of the harvest. This is a fresh, refined, elegant style of Cheval Blanc that offers soft, ripe, pure, fresh black and white cherries, floral, spice, truffle, smoke […]

2011 Domaine de Chevalier Red and White Wine, a Nice Pair

Few chateaux in Bordeaux produce red and white wines of quality that sell for a fair price. Domaine de Chevalier is an exception to that rule.

2011 Haut Bailly Tasting Notes, Interview with Veronique Sanders

For the 2011 Haut Bailly, we had to extract like a ballerina and use a gentle touch at low temperatures. This considered the style of the vintage and helped us avoid unipe or hard tannins.”

2011 Haut Brion, La Mission Haut Brion Classically Styled

2011 Haut Brion and 2011 La Mission Haut Brion are classic, polished, Pessac Leognan wines loaded with cassis and freshness.

2011 Haut Brion Blanc, Potential Wine of the Vintage

Packing a magnum of wine into a single bottle to obtain incredible viscosity and concentration, this magic elixir explodes in your mouth for well over 60 seconds!

2011 Valandraud 4 in a row from Jean Luc Thunevin, Murielle Andraud

Since Murielle Andraud became responsible for the wines of Valandraud, they have been a roll with their St. Emilion wines. 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 are all strong efforts.

2011 Fonplegade Tasting Notes, Interview with Jean Christophe Meyrou

Not counting the work we performed in the vineyards, we sorted three times. By hand before the grapes were received at the reception area, optical sorting and one more hand sorting before being fermentation to produce the best 2011 Bordeaux wine possible.

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