Archive for April, 2009

Olivier Leflaive Tasting and Dinner…

On Tuesday night we had an Olivier Leflaive Tasting and Masterclass dinner at the Groucho Club. First a bit of background…..O. Leflaive was started in 1984 by Olivier Leflaive, a négociant arm (well it’s totally a separate company) of the same family as Domaine Leflaive, Olivier Leflaive is a négociant who...
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Tertre Roteboeuf & Roc de Cambes 2008

Tertre Roteboeuf (St.Emilion) & Roc de Cambes (Cotes de Bourg) are two staggeringly good estates under the ownership of Francois Mitjavile. Francois is not one of lifes conformists, he will do what he sees as best..it is juts convenient that he's good at it!! I've just (I can still taste it)...
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Big Bobs scores are on the doors

Today was going to be busy either way as it's the end of the financial year for C&B but then Robert Parker released his notes on the Bordeaux 2008's (including some great scores for wine we represent - always helpful). The scores always have a big effect on the market...
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Moueix Tasting….2008, 2005 & 2004 + Dominus

Ets JP Moueix tasting - Home House, W1 – 24th April 2009 - Christian Moueix , Edouard Moueix and Clare Burke presented a series of wines (all below), majoring on the just about to be released 2008’s. My tasting notes are brief, purely due to the number of wines......... PUY-BLANQUET 2008,...
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Clos de Tart Dinner 26/3/09

A write-up below of a memorable event back in March. Has the Tart Risen??......27 March 2009 Slightly cloudy head this morning, one of those “not hungover but can’t concentrate on anything for long” mornings……and the cause? Last night was our “Launch” of Clos de Tart as our newest exclusive agency and what...
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MOUEIX 2008

Just off to the Moueix tasting...first go at some of the 2008's......will report back later...
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