Posts Tagged ‘2009’

Tasting 50 Burgundy 2009s blind at Clos Vougeot on 22 March 2012 + video

In recent previous visits to Burgundy, I focused on the 2009 and 2008 vintages, and generally found the 2009 for reds to be more successful. But there are exceptions, because the 2008s are tasting nicely these days. They have fine freshness, if not always the ripeness you want. On a general level, village level wines […]


BORDEAUX 2009: How high can it go?

2009 Bordeaux: just how high can it go? By Panos Kakaviatos When Robert Parker issues his make-or-break scores on the latest ‘vintage of the century’ – the third in less than 10 years – wine shoppers will wonder how high both price and quality can go. The economy remains somewhat patchy, international demand coupled with […]


UPDATE: Bordeaux 2009 pricing expectations and sneak peek at a negociant tasting with link to new article

Price is a major concern for potential American buyers of Bordeaux 2009 futures.