Fine Wine

Thanisch 2017 Vintage En Primeur

Weingut Wwe. Dr. H. Thanisch, Erben Thanisch “A year of beautiful ripeness, with precise acidity and lively energy.” – Sofia Thanisch History The estate was founded in 1636, amidst the turbulence of the Thirty Years’ War. The house and cellar, impressively neo-renaissance in style, was built in 1884, on the Kues Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Fine Wine

A dinner with d’Angerville

Each Spring, ordinarily in March the two joint agents for Domaine Marquis d’Angerville get together and host a tasting and lunch to launch and present the most recent vintage, in this case the 2016. Guillaume d’Angerville always comes from Burgundy having sent the wines ahead. It is a serious yet relaxing way Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago
Bordeaux

New Release: Petrus 2017

Petrus 2017: A vintage report – Adam Brett-Smith   Yes, no frost… or, more specifically no frost damage from the severe cold on the nights of 27th and 28th April which did so much injury to swathes of vineyards throughout both banks of Bordeaux. At Petrus there was no loss, Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Bordeaux

New Release: Château Trotanoy 2017

With the release of the 2017 vintage of Château Trotanoy, we take a closer look at one of Pomerol’s greatest estates. The History The turning point at Château Trotanoy occurred 65 years ago, when Jean-Pierre Moueix bought it. This purchase in 1953 was instrumental in reviving the fortunes of what had Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Bordeaux

Ets. J-P Moueix 2017: Vintage Notes

Moueix 2017 “A vintage with strings but without trumpets” – Christian Moueix Some wines you taste, almost mechanically, before jotting down a note and moving onto the next one. Most wines fall into this category, if we are honest. But every now and then, there are wines which disrupt your Read more

By Guy Seddon, ago