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Chateau La Clotte, the insiders Bordeaux wine of St. Emilion, will produce a concentrated wine in 2010, according to the owner Nelly Moulierac, who just started their harvest. For the 2010 La Clotte Harvest, the chateau began picking merlot October 15. They are looking to finish with their cabernet franc by the end of October, […]
This 15-hectare vineyard situated on the clay and limestone plateau features 9 different types of soil. It's planted 80% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon.
16 of us sat down at 9.30 am last Friday to blind taste our way through the 100 top 2003 wines of the Medoc and Graves. Tasters included Jancis Robinson, James Suckling, Neal Martin, Barry Phillips and Derek Smedley.
The 2010 Harvest St. Julien is underway. The appellation is alive with the sounds of harvest and smells of fermentation. Chateau Branaire Ducru is slightly more than half way through the picking of the cabernet sauvignon grapes. According to the owner Patrick Maroteaux, “The merlot grapes are rich and maintain a good balance.” When asked about his […]
Domaine de Chevalier 2010 Domaine de Chevalier Harvest report shows that in Pessac Leognan, they just finished the harvest for their white grapes, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 11:30 in the morning. OlivierBernard feels the 2010 white harvest can be compared with their 2009. “The white, now picked and fermented, show a splendid balance with power, intense […]
This is the cover of the just released graphic novel about the famed wine writer and critic, Robert M. Parker. The Robert Parker Comic book, “The Seven Heady Sins” (Les sept péchés capiteux) – subtitled “L’Anti-Guide Parker” is a supposedly humorous look at Parker who commits “seven heady sins” against French wine. Parker wrote on his web site, […]
Chateau Pichon Lalande The Wine Cellar Insider talks with Thomas Do Chi Nam of Pichon Lalande about the 2010 Pichon Lalande Harvest. Thomas, when did you start your 2010 harvest? “We started harvest at Pichon the 22th of September. We worked on a very precocious merlot block. Then we stopped for a few days.” When did you […]