Bordeaux 2018 dry whites

Some excellent wines in a challenging vintage By Panos Kakaviatos for  24 January 2021 The warmth of the vintage not truly ideal for dry whites, some producers did craft excellent wines, including some from outside the famous Graves (including the northern Pessac-Léognan appellation) region, known for its dry white wines. While tasting the dry […]

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Bordeaux dry whites 2018

Challenging vintage, but some fine wines By Panos Kakaviatos for 26 April 2019 The dry whites generally lack the panache and remarkable balance of the 2017 vintage and – for that matter – the zingy energy in 2014, 2010 and 2008, where acidities lent more vivacity. In this challenging vintage, vintners picked earlier or […]

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Bordeaux in barrel 2014: Solidly Margaux

Faves? Some excellent price/quality ratios, particularly from Château Labégorce. An excellent Château Prieuré-Lichine. Predictably very good Palmer, and a fine Château Margaux (and a superlative white that counts among the very best whites of the vintage)  MAIN BORDEAUX 2014 BARREL TASTING PAGE By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles 24 May 2015 Margaux may prove to be the weakest of the major […]

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