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Jean-Michel Laporte thinks 2011 La Conseillante will harvest at the end of August, making it the earliest harvest in the estates history. Prior to 2011, the previous record for early harvesting went all the way back to 1893.
Bordeaux has been selling their wine as futures for hundreds of years. With price concerns and current market conditions for the 2010 wines, what is the future of Bordeaux futures?
2010 Chateau L’Evangile in Pomerol is filled with flowers, chocolate, sweet black cherry, jammy plums and truffle in the perfume. Power meshed with silk is an apt descriptor.
Like a fine Bordeaux that needs time to develop, Futures, especially 2010 Bordeaux wine futures will require time before it’s sorted out. But unlike a fine wine, this campaign is not developing well.
Jean-Guillaume Prats calls 2010 Cos d’Estournel, “A perfect definition of Bordeaux wine blending austerity, power and elegance.”
Blind tasting humbles everyone, especially when it's a night with 7 Blind Men featuring Bordeaux wine, Rhone Wine, old California Cabernet and more...
Vieux Chateau Certan produced a contender for the best Pomerol as well as one of the top Bordeaux wines in 2009. Having tasted it multiple times, 2010 Bordeaux wine is even better!