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 St. Estephe is a mixed bag. There is a marked difference, even more than you might expect from the top terroir to the lesser soils, as this was a vintage of extreme challenges.
The problem with 2013 Bordeaux for consumers and chateau owners will be the price. There is some truth in the old saying that difficult vintages can never be priced low enough to spark demand, while the great years are never priced high enough to satisfy chateau owners.
Christine Valette of Chateau Troplong Mondot in St. Emilion passes away.
Everything you ever wanted to know and more about were to taste 2013 Bordeaux wine, plus tips on the best new chateau to see and visit during the week.
Francois Pinault, the owner of Chateau Latour buys 3 chateaux in Pomerol, St. Emilion and Lalande de Pomerol in his continuing efforts to expand their holdings in Bordeaux.
1994 California Cabernet Sauvignon are at their best, sublime. Many of these wines at 20 years of age are drinking in the sweet spot today proving that modern California do age!
This is in fact our lowest yields in the history of Beychevelle, even lower than we had1991! We are at 30 hectoliters per hectare this year.