Posts Tagged ‘harvest’


Bordeaux 2013: Noble rot developing nicely in Sauternes

Every picture tells a story, thanks to Jean-Pierre Meslier of Ch√Ęteau Raymond Lafon… Will Sauternes turn out to be the tail that wag’s Bordeaux’s dog in 2013? According to THIS ARTICLE in SudOuest, published on 3 October, the late harvest pickings in Sauternes and Barsac look pretty good “as the stress is building for the […]

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September 1 in Bordeaux: very dry July and August plus notes from Haut Bailly, Domaine de Chevalier and Malartic Lagraviere

Chateau Haut Bailly For over 10 years now, I have been visiting Bordeaux at least twice a year, and I have come to like certain wines more than others. One of my favorites in the appellation of Pessac-Leognan, located in the southern Leognan part, is Haut Bailly. Chateau director Veronique Sanders and winemaking director Gabriel […]

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