Posts Tagged ‘Bordeaux 2009’

Moscow tasting of Bordeaux 2009 – and thoughts on Moscow (with video!)

Bordeaux 2009 revisited, in Moscow Go directly to the tasting notes (tasted on Friday, 1 June 2012) You have to love Moscow, a great city of some 15 million people, many coming from the outstretched nine time zones of the former Soviet Union. Uzbekis, Tadjikis, Georgians, Ukrainians. All coming to try to make it big in […]

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Off to Bordeaux …

After a month in Prague where I did a TEFL certification course and tasted little wine – more often one-euro bottles of Pilsner Urquell – I will be heading to Bordeaux to re-taste some 2009s and work on a couple of articles on blogging and wine and on the Boissenot father-and-son winemaking team. Will also […]

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Bordeaux 09 in the US: best buys and potential 100 point wines sell, but far less volume than in 2005

By Panos Kakaviatos In two tweets this week, the influential American wine critic Robert Parker said ‘the Bordelais are indeed killing the golden goose’ and ‘the ridiculous and painfully slow release of prices for the 2009s is both stupid and arrogant, moreover… expect sticker shock… dumb and dumber.’ Amidst mounting criticism that Bordeaux 2009 prices […]

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Bordeaux 2009 bargains- updated

Yes, they do exist with the few chateaux that have been released so far. Today, 14 June, Calon Segur for €58 per bottle. I really like Chateau Poujeux at $27 per bottle for example. You may even find it for less. That was one of the star Moulis Medoc wines. Now, of course, I recall that […]

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U.S. market trepidation for Bordeaux 2009

‘In a good economy we talk about allocations, and in a difficult economy we talk about price,’ said Dave Sokolin of the Sokolin & Co in Bridgehampton, N.Y. ‘My hedge fund friends are not feeling good about that [having paid $700 a bottle for some first growths in 2005]’, said Sokolin. ‘If Latour comes out at $600 a bottle, I think it will sit. At $400, it has an opportunity.’

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BORDEAUX 2009 Tasting notes in the raw

Tasting notes from the Bordeaux 2009 harvest UPDATE! Saturday 24 April – No, I have not tasted any more 09s since en primeur week – but the notes are now a bit more organised, with all Cercle Rive Droite wines fully revealed – and further thought on the Sauternes and added notes on Vieux Château […]