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Bordeaux UGC Days 4 & 5: Pessac Léognan & Sauternes

A punishingly early start from St Emilion on Thursday morning was rewarded: Haut Brion for breakfast. Indeed, a glass of wine at 8am seemed just what we all needed after the genuinely exciting drive through Bordeaux city centre to make...

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Bordeaux 2016 UGC Day 3: St Emilion and Pomerol

After a thrilling second day where the communes of St Julien and Pauillac really hit the mark, today we head over to the right bank to focus on the twin appellations of St Emilion and Pomerol.

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Bordeaux 2016 UGC Day 2: St Julien and Margaux

Last night’s party at Twins was splendid. A beautiful evening with some exceptional wines, all in large formats; our favourite! Standouts from the line up, which included Chateau Margaux 2011, Pavie 98, Rauzan Segla 88, Pape Clement 95, were an...

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Bordeaux 2016 UGC Day 1: Pauillac and St Estèphe

First day of Bordeaux En Primeur 2016 and I was a bit fearful of huge tannins, given it’s my first En Primeur, but wow… all I can say is this day did not disappoint. The common theme of the day...

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Bordeaux 2016 | next stop UGC…

Spring has arrived and one of the most exciting times of the buying and tasting year is upon us: the great Bordeaux Primeur tastings the first week in April.

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