Category: Bordeaux

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The Goedhuis & Co Bordeaux Cru Classé Tasting | Wednesday 26th April 2017, 6.30 to 9.00pm, Saatchi Gallery

March 30th 2017

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We are starting to get excited as we have safely received all of the wine for our biennial Bordeaux tasting at the Saatchi Gallery. Over forty of our favourite Châteaux are joining us for the evening and bringing a selection of wines from 2014, 2012, 2010, 2009 and older vintages. The line-up is nothing short of outstanding – scroll down to see the full list!

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Ch Latour Ex-château release – 2005 Ch Latour & 2011 Les Forts de Latour

March 14th 2017

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Since their departure from the en primeur in 2011, Château Latour, the great aristocratic First Growth of Bordeaux now release a mature vintage of both the Grand Vin and its famed second wine Les Forts de Latour each year. These are vintages the château feel are entering their prime of drinking, but which also have an ability to age. This year they have selected the monumental 2005 vintage for Château Latour and the fine, approachable 2011 Les Forts de Latour.

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Léoville Las Cases 2006 & 2009 | The original Super-Second

March 2nd 2017

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Léoville Las Cases occupies one of the greatest vineyard locations in the northern Médoc, a stone’s throw from Château Latour. Indeed, whilst its vineyards sit in the commune of St Julien, it often has a closer resemblance to the bold and robust fruit characteristics of Pauillac. It is no surprise that Léoville Las Cases was the original “Super Second”, a second growth property with first growth aspirations and quality ideals. Master of Wine David Roberts comments “If Las Cases lay within the commune of Pauillac it would surely be a classified as a 1st growth. It really is one of…

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Ch Lafon Rochet 4ème Cru St Estèphe 2005, 2009 & 2014: A hat trick of cracking Claret

February 16th 2017

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Lafon-Rochet was recently described by Decanter Magazine as “one of the most exciting estates of the Médoc” and possibly “Bordeaux’s most improved 1855 château”. Now in his tenth year as managing director of the Château, Basile Tesseron’s approach is hugely hands-on in both vineyard and cellar. Under his watchful eye Lafon-Rochet is going from strength to strength, realising the massive potential of the terroir, a stone’s throw from Cos d’Estournel and St Estephe’s border with Pauillac.

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