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Bordeaux En Primeur 2017| Day 1 | St Estèphe & Pauillac

April 10th 2018

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Our first day of Bordeaux En Primeur 2017 and we brought the rain with us! Our wet morning began driving to the most Northern part of the Left Bank, St Estèphe, to cover the top estates before travelling south just across the border to taste in Pauillac. Both St Estèphe and Pauillac are appellations where there are highs and lows. However, both appellations profited from the influence of Gironde estuary, which saved them from the frosts in April 2017; others further south were not as lucky.

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Lutum’s exceptional 2015s | Gap’s Crown Chardonnay and Sanford & Benedict Pinot Noir

November 7th 2017

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A new wave of exceptional Californian Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines are entering our shores. There are many reasons to take these wines very seriously; the very best are delicate, nuanced and extraordinarily beautiful and many show the grace, aromatics and complexity of their European counterparts. With decreased allocations coming from Burgundy, there could never be a better time to start exploring whats on offer.

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Chile Trip 2017 with Errazuriz wines

November 2nd 2017

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Sunday October 1st: We all arrived in Santiago early in the morning and drove to Vina del Mar which is a fashionable and very beautiful coastal resort. We were staying at one of the most picturesque hotels, the Sheraton Miramar Hotel. Hugging the coast line, it is situated right in the heart of town and had the most beautiful sea views. We were met by the charismatic Eduardo Chadwick, one of the leading figures in Chilean wines and owner of the stable of Vina Errazuriz wines and a man passionate about Chilean wines and putting them firmly on the map….

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