Posts Tagged ‘2013’

Bordeaux 2013: Noble rot developing nicely in Sauternes

Every picture tells a story, thanks to Jean-Pierre Meslier of Château 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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Michel Rolland at Château Figeac: Expect the unexpected?

When I heard that Michel Rolland was hired as a consultant for Château Figeac, I thought, like others, that it was a premature April Fool’s Day joke. Eric d’Aramon has not exactly been a great fan of the Rolland style. And yet, here we are, as you can read in my news brief published today […]