Posts Tagged ‘Bordeaux 2012 from barrel’

Charles Chevallier of Château Lafite Rothschild on the difficult 2012 vintage

For complete notes on Bordeaux 2012 from barrel, CLICK HERE! See my notes for barrel samples from the other Bordeaux appellations in 2012: Back to the main 2012 from barrel page Graves and Pessac Leognan / Sauternes and Barsac / Margaux-Moulis-Listrac / Pauillac / Saint Julien / Saint Estephe / Saint Emilion / Pomerol / Haut Medoc

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Bordeaux 2012: Sauternes and Barsac face tough year

By all accounts, Bordeaux 2012 was not a simple year. Before we examine the wines of Sauternes and Barsac, a few words, generally, about the vintage. Humidity in the Spring, dryness leading up to the harvest – thick skins on grapes that challenged vintners to wait for a later harvest (and risk picking in rainy […]

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