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2010 St. Julien is extremely successful in every commune, from top to bottom. The wines are rich, deep, vibrant, powerful, yet refined and display great purity of fruit.
2010 Margaux wines are not as lush as 2009, but the wines have more freshness, good concentration and display a great purity of fruit, with ripe, round tannins.
While the Pomerol selection for the UGC is small, the best wines displayed great quality, character and style in the 2010 Bordeaux vintage.
The best wines of Bordeaux offer great pleasure in their youth, middle age and at full maturity. In part, that is a key characteristic of a great wine, which few wines offer. 1982 Pichon Lalande has all that and more in spades.
There is no group I have more fun tasting with, than “7 Blind Men”. Devoted to blind tasting, you never know what wine is going to show up. For each tasting, all the wines are served double blind. Guessing what the wines are combines an interesting skill set ranging from recognizing familiar scents, flavors and [...]
For years I’ve preferred the cleaner, fresher stylings found in 1989 Montrose. 1990 was a bigger, more powerful and tannic wine, but the extreme brett found in some bottles was a little too much like being on a date with Mr. Ed. It was far too horsey.
Bruno Borie is fun, charming, well-spoken, knowledgeable and a good sales person. After all, while he enjoys traveling as much as the next person, he’s here promoting his wines because he wants you to buy them.
Bordeaux 2010 in Pessac Leognan produced wines combing power, freshness and purity. Many Bordeaux chateaux from this appellation were more successful with this vingtage than they were in 2009.
2010 is a strong vintage for St. Julien Bordeaux wine. Ducru Beaucaillou is on top with a stunning wine of First Growth quality. All three Leoville’s made great wine as did most producers in the appellation.
2010 Bordeaux wine from Pauillac is sublime from top to bottom, with some producers making one of the best wines in the history of the chateau. The wines are rich, fresh, stylish and expensive.