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5 Fascinating Facts About Bordeaux

There is no more famous wine region than Bordeaux, which is located in southwestern France.

Entire books have been written on the region and its estates, but a blog is no place for a book. 381 more words

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wine - 1988 Château Mouton Rothschild

  • 1988 Château Mouton Rothschild – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac (9/19/2015)

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dishwater, pencil shavings, a hint of pepper and black berries.

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My Homeopathic Dinner Party

Unlike Prince Charles I am no friend of homeopathy. It strikes me as implausible that a substance so diluted that no molecules of the original material can be found in the final solution can be effective, and as far as I understand, no well-controlled experiments have ever demonstrated anything more powerful than the placebo effect. 981 more words

Bordeaux's 2014 vintage – the story so far

A real buzz surrounded the release of Mouton Rothschild’s 2014 vintage on 28th April – not least because the opening price is lower than any other physical vintage of Mouton’s. 339 more words

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Asia’s love affair with Bordeaux

After a few shaky vintages in Bordeaux, you could be forgiven for feeling nervous that interest in the fine wine market was beginning to subside in Asia. 382 more words

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Pauillac : Quintessential taste of Bordeaux

Mouton Cadet is the younger, more accessible (read: cheaper – hallelujah!), entry-level range of Bordeaux wines created by Baron Philippe de Rothschild in 1930. For the uninitiated, he is the man behind one of Bordeaux’s five great first growth crus – Chateau Mouton-Rothschild, situated in Pauillac, which is arguably the best appellation in all of Left Bank Bordeaux because of its two other equally glamorous residents – Chateau Lafite-Rothschild and Chateau Latour. 100 more words


Talking Trade: 5th – 11th December

There are under three weeks left until the end of 2014, and with the Liv-ex 100 down 7.2% year to date and the Liv-ex 50 down 9.7% it seems that the fine wine market is set for  101 more words

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