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New Release | Ch Capbern St Estèphe £170 per 12

May 3rd 2017


Every en primeur campaign there is a wine that stands out for its quality and outstanding value. In 2016 we believe Ch Capbern is that wine. St Estèphe is undoubtedly one of the most successful appellations in 2016 and Capbern simply excelled in this vintage. Released today at £170 per 12, we simply cannot recommend it more highly.

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Bruno Borie’s First Dozen Vintages

September 20th 2016


Ch Ducru Beaucaillou has always had a special place in my affections. When I was sent to Bordeaux as a callow youth, it was Ronald Barton and Jean-Eugene Borie who were not only incredibly kind to me, but can also be blamed for me joining the wine trade. I was delighted to be invited to the fantastic tasting that Bruno organised for the UK’s leading wine merchants and top Bordeaux Negociants. The tasting of 12 vintages (2003-2014) since he took over from his brother Francois Xavier was not to be missed. The great vintages were simply wonderful with 2010 just…

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A Hat-trick! Goedhuis wins Decanter Burgundy Award for third year

September 16th 2016


I wanted to share the exciting news that we have won Decanter Magazine’s Burgundy Specialist Retailer of the Year award for the third year in a row! We strive to spread the word about this fantastic region by having a list with depth and range across all the major appellations of the region. We also put on top-end Burgundy tastings and dinners, and try to ensure our en primeur campaigns are engaging and informative. BUT, we never thought we could win a hat-trick in this toughest of categories at the country’s most respected wine retailer awards.

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