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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 […]
1989 Chateau Lynch Bages 1989 Lynch Bages is the product of a mixed year for the Medoc. The First Growth’s did not perform at their level. But some of the Second Growth’s hit it out of the park. I’ve tasted 89 and 90 Lynch Bages blind and not on several occasions over the years. At […]
Alexander Van Beek is busier than a one armed paper hanger this time of the year. He is in charge of Caiarossa in Tuscany, plus two 1855 classified Bordeaux chateaux to oversee as well! Especially since he is working on the 2010 Giscours Harvest. In Bordeaux, Van Beek is the managing director for Château du Tertre and Château Giscours. […]
John Kolasa is responsible for managing two Bordeaux chateaux. This difficult situation is exacerbated by the fact that the properties are on both sides of the river with Château Canon in St. Emilion and Château Rauzan-Segla in Margaux. This article deals with 2010 Rauzan Segla Harvest. John Kolasa puts the straight back into straight talk. If you want a direct answer, ask him […]
Gonzague Lurton of Chateau Durfort Vivens is trying to get things moving in the right direction at with the 2010 Durfort Vivens. From a technical point of view, things are looking good for this property. In a discussion with Gonzague in June about their future wine making goals, Lurton stressed adding more concentration to […]