Tag Archives: bordeaux 2010

Waiting for Parker’s notes 2/2

James Suckling rated the 2010 Bordeaux : 99-98-97 Château Latour 98-99 – Pauillac The quality of the tannins and density of fruit is truly beautiful. This is so focused, with purity and beauty. The 1990 Latour came into my head when I tasted this (twice). It starts off slowly and then builds and builds and builds . So intellectual. A ... Read More »

Chateau Pontet-Canet 2010: Organic and Biodynamic

Nestled in the heart of Pauillac, Chateau Pontet-Canet is one of the few classified growths that is Certified Organic and Biodynamic. In caring for their 81 hectare of vineyards, their ultimate goal is to “respect the vines”. By using organic and biodynamic methods to put this respect into, an incredibly true expression of essence of the terroir is achieved. This ... Read More »

Waiting for Parker’s notes 1/2

James Suckling rated the 2010 Bordeaux : 100-99 Château Margaux 100 – Margaux A phenomenal nose of roses, violets, and other flowers. Subtle yet rich raspberries and currants. It is 90% Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a curious wine, almost ethereal. It is all in the front of the palate with ultra-fine tannins. It is full and very, very rich but ... Read More »

Indispensable grands crus of the 2010 vintage

The Union of Bordeaux’s Grands Crus just completed its January promotional tour on the American continent during January to promote the newly bottled, “just released” 2010 vintage. Elin McCoy, columist for Bloomerg Markets and a contributing writer for Food & Wine and The New York Times, the UCGB’s Washington D.C. tasting of 110 chateaux followed by a private dinner at ... Read More »