Right Bank Satellites 2018

Mostly Castillon: some excellent, affordable wines By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  24 January 2021 Many less heralded appellations from the Right Bank with cooler clay and/or limestone soils excelled in 2018. But I did not get to too many of them. We can start with Montagne Saint Emilion and Jean-Claude Berrouet, whose name resonates in the […]

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Bordeaux: more than just big names

Joy in Montagne and Lalande de Pomerol with Jeff Berrouet By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 21 October 2015 Jean-Claude Berrouet, long time director of Petrus, bought Vieux Château Saint André in the somewhat obscure appellation of Montagne Saint Emilion back in 1978. Why Montagne? He had a double activity: vinifying wines for negociant Jean Pierre Moueix but also purchasing […]

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