Posts Tagged ‘Philippe Dhalluin’

Tasting Mouton Rothschild 2012 from barrel with director Philippe Dhalluin

It was a cloudy and rainy Thursday morning at Chateau Mouton Rothschild when wine writer and editor Adam Lechmere joined me to visit Chateau Mouton Rothschild to taste the 2012 wine from barrel. As usual during en primeur tastings at this renowned estate, we were led to and boarded a small golf cart that […]

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Feature on and videos with Philippe Dhalluin: winemaking director at Mouton Rothschild

Check out my feature article on Philippe, a great winemaker and a real wine and food lover. And two related videos: Philippe Dhalluin on the 2010 harvest, albeit just before pickings… A unique – and blind – tasting of some great wines for which he is responsible including Opus One, Mouton Rothschild of course, Almaviva […]

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Bordeaux 2010: helpful rains in early September? (with Mouton Rothschild video)

Just came back from a visit to Bordeaux, where top enologists reported arid conditions in July and August, with heat stress in some cases blocking maturity of the grapes. Rain was needed, they said. Well, rain came – from 6-8 September. Will 2010 mirror 2009 with rain coming at just the right time? No rush […]

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