Bordeaux Archive

Corney and Barrow House Wine

Everybody needs a Corney & Barrow label. Keeping your prized bottles away from the younger generation? Looking to impress the new father-in- law? Or just a quiet evening meal. There is always a time and place for Corney & Barrow label wines. Our role is to make sure they excite...
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: In conversation with Peter Sisseck

We spoke to Peter Sisseck from Chateau Rocheyron about his take on the Bordeaux En Primeur campaign for the 2016 vintage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqFG40mU8EI&t=74s Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, Managing Director. Read our Vintage Report and view all our tasting notes. Sign up to our Bordeaux bulletin to get pricing and availability direct to your inbox.  ...
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: In conversation with Louis Mitjavile

Louis Mitjavile from Domaine de l'Aurage answered 5 questions about 2016 vintage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqwCTzApMX8&t=148s Interviewer: Guy Seddon, fine wine buyer. Read our Vintage Report and view all our tasting notes. Sign up to our Bordeaux bulletin to get pricing and availability direct to your inbox....
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: In conversation with Edouard Moueix

Edouard Moueix from J-P Moueix shared his views on Bordeaux En Primeur 2016 pricing and how his properties fared in the 2016 vintage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tJN7bXhSzg&t=81s Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, managing Director Read our Vintage Report and view all our tasting notes. Sign up to our Bordeaux bulletin to get pricing and availability direct to your inbox....
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: In conversation with Olivier Berrouet

We couldn't pass up the chance to speak to Olivier Berrouet , winemaker at Chateau Petrus about the vintage 2016. It was a pleasure speaking to this legend of Bordeaux! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Elzdn5VMFo&t=200s Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, Managing Director. Read our Vintage Report and view all our tasting notes. Sign up to our Bordeaux bulletin to get pricing and availability direct...
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: In conversation with Francois Mitjaville

We pin down Francois Mitjavile from Châteaux Tertre Roteboeuf & Roc de Cambes  to ask his opinions about Bordeaux En Primeur 2016. This man is always good value! Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, Managing Director https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpnjVl1_YCU&t=92s   Read our Vintage Report and view all our tasting notes. Sign up to our Bordeaux bulletin to get pricing and availability...
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: Day 7

I said at the end of the Day 6 post that there was a new tradition of tasting Pingus in Bordeaux, well one much older tradition for the C&B team is to spend a Saturday with the Moueix family. Almost always this starts with a tasting in their offices (but...
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: Day 6

One of those special days…. We are lucky in the wine trade to have quite a few days of “work” which our friends and customers would view as anything but. This was just that sort of day. Fitting therefore that we had been joined overnight by Percy and Adam, the team...
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Bordeaux 2016: Vintage Report

You know when Google Street View jumps from grey drizzle to brilliant sunshine in one click? That was the 2016 growing season in Bordeaux. A see-saw with one see and one saw. It ricocheted from an extreme of moisture to an extreme of heat. The pivot point was 20th June...
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: Day 5

"Second Growths first and First Growths second" It was a very early start made slightly more difficult by the fact that we couldn’t access the 7th floor, where our hotel serves breakfast, until 6.30 as they don’t allow the lift to go there despite Marus and I trying endlessly. Heading out...
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