Complete overview of the best 2013 Bordeaux wines with comments on the campaign and tasting notes for hundreds of wines from every appellation and price point.
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2013 Ban de Vendages Domaine de Chevalier celebrates the new vintage, 30th anniversary Olivier Bernard at Chevalier, 40th anniversary of UGC and the 60th anniversary of the Graves Classification
In the raid, police found the supplies needed to make counterfeit wines, rolls of labels, bottles, corks for Latour, Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild and other high end brands
Happy Birthday, The Wine Cellar Insider has been online for three years! A look back at what we’ve been doing and a loom at ahead at what we have planned for the next year.
Jean Charles Cazes of Lynch Bages “The greatest Cabernet Sauvignon wines are characterized by their capacity to age, combining a powerful structure with elegance and finesse. It tends to develop with a few years a more complex bouquet of spicy notes, or even cigar box aromas. The finish is smooth, polished and very long!”
Early reports from Bordeaux state the region was struck by a massive hail storm during the night of August 2. Parts of Cotes de Castillon suffered severe damage. The hail storm of 2013 is said to be the equal of the last major hail storm that slammed into the region in May, 2009.
The owners of Chateau Latour, the famed First Growth estate in Bordeaux agreed to purchase Araujo Estate in the news story of the year for Napa!