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The 2010 Bordeaux White Wine Harvest is about done. The red wine harvest will be in full bloom next week. Harvester’s will be picking merlot and a few producers might begin working on young vine cabernet sauvignonas well. However, there is more to story. In case you forgot, they produce Bordeaux wine in white too! Chateau […]
We’ve all tried a myriad of interesting food and wine pairings over the years. Some have worked better than others and I must admit, a few have not turned out to be very good. Generally speaking, red wine often pairs best with beef. Especially when it’s red Bordeuax wine. Yet, looking over this picture of […]
Chateau Branaire Ducru St. Julien owner Patrick Maroteaux explained what makes 2009 special: “It was the unique weather conditions. Most of the time, you need to pick earlier than you might like to avoid the rainy season. But in 2009, the Indian summer continued through October, allowing our team to pick when they wanted. This additional […]
Tuesday, September 14, Valandraud, the St. Emilion winery owned by Jean-Luc Thunevin and Murielle Andraud started harvesting grapes for Blanc de Valandraud early in the morning under clear sunny conditions. The fruit for Blanc de Valandraud comes from Saint Etienne de Lisse. In most years, the white Bordeaux wine is a blend of 50% […]
As the 2009 Pauillac Harvest heats up, Clerc Milon previously shared both harvest teams and technical teams with Mouton. Not anymore. Jean-Emmanuel Danjoy heads up his own team, allowing him to focus on the nuances and details needed to produce the best Bordeaux wine possible. According the Danjoy, “The effort starts in the vineyards”. […]
Famous for being famous applies to wine as well as to people. Some wines are expensive simply because they cost a lot of money. Other wines sell for a lot of money because they are worth it. The truth that few people will admit to is, most expensive wines are over priced for their quality […]
The 2009 St. Emilion Harvest is in full bloom. Pickers are everywhere in the appellation. This article gives details on the current conditions for numerous estates that are busy with the 2009 St. Emilion Harvest. Cheval Blanc started picking merlot September 15. For 2009, they harvested over a longer period of time than usual, seeking to achieve […]