Recent Site Updates

Clos L'Église (20/8/14)
I update my profile of this estate, run by Hélène Garcin-Lévêque.

Thibaud Boudignon Anjou Blanc 2011 (18/8/14)
Anjou versus Savennières & Vouvray. [free]

The Square (17/8/14)
I pay a visit to this London restaurant. [free]

Domaine Ogereau, 2014 Update (16/8/14)
Including a mini-vertical of Savennières Clos le Grand Beaupréau.

New in Savennières: Thibaud Boudignon (15/8/14)
An up-and-coming star in Anjou.

Pascal Cotat (14/814)
Idiosyncratic wines from Sancerre and Chavignol.

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This Weeks Featured Article
Champalou

As is the case with Domaine des Aubuisières, we have here another domaine which - despite being at the very top of the game in the Vouvray appellation - is a relatively recent creation. Whereas Domaine Huet and Domaine du Clos Naudin can both lay claim to a winemaking heritage that stretches back at least several........
Read on in my new 5-page profile of Champalou, a leading domaine in Vouvray, accompanied by new tasting notes. (19/8/14)

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New in. . . .the Loire (15/08/14)
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One Last Look: Vouvray 2011 (14/08/14)
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Checking in on . . . . Clos du Papillon 2002 (07/08/14)
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Site Update Archive

August

Château La Patache (13/8/14) A Pomerol from the Peter Kwok stable.
Domaine des Huards (12/8/14) A leading domaine in Cheverny.
Pithon-Paillé Anjou Blanc Pierrebise 2012 (11/8/14) [free]
Château Bastor-Lamontagne (9/8/14) New owners, updated profile.
Le Retout Blanc, Two Vintages (8/8/14)
La Tour Saint-Martin, 2014 Update (7/8/14) A revelatory tasting.
Château Taillefer (6/8/14) A new profile after a recent visit.
Domaine des Aubuisières (5/8/14) A new profile and new notes.
Henri Bourgeois Sancerre Jadis 2011 (4/8/14) [free]
Terroirs (3/8/14) Little plates and great wines. [free]
Château Beauregard (2/8/14) My profile updated.
Domaine de la Pépière, 2014 Update (1/8/14) News and new notes.

July

St Emilion (10/8/14) My guide overhauled.
Château de Tracy (31/7/14) An extensive update.
Château Plince (30/7/14) I profile this Pomerol estate.
Jérémie Mourat (29/7/14) Esoteric wines from Fiefs-Vendéens.
François Pinon Vouvray Le 2013 (28/7/14) [free]
Pomerol 2004 (4/7/13) My final 2004 report.
St Emilion 2004 (4/7/13) Ausone, La Mondotte & more.
Margaux 2004 (3/7/13) Margaux, Palmer & more.
St Julien 2004 (3/7/13) All the top wines.
Pauillac 2004 (2/7/13) Latour, Lafite, Mouton & more.
St Estèphe 2004 (2/7/13) Cos, Montrose & more.
Pessac-Léognan 2004 (1/7/14) Haut-Brion & more.
Bordeaux 2004 at Ten Years (1/7/14) An introduction.

June

Berteau et Mabille Vouvray Moelleux 1990 (30/6/14) [free]
Loire Tasting Snippets, 2014 (29/6/14) Pierre-Bise, Carême & more.
Domaine Les Roches (28/6/14) A quick update.
Philippe Delesvaux, 2014 Update (27/6/14) Great sweet wines.
Clos Beauregard (26/6/14) A peripheral Pomerol estate.
Alexandre Bain, 2014 Update (25/6/14) Wines from 2012 and 2011.
Château Climens (24/6/14) A visit & tasting.
P & N Reverdy Sancerre Rouge à Nicolas 2007 (23/6/14) [free]
Bordeaux Snippets, 2014 (22/6/14) Petrus, Lafleur, Yquem & more.
Domaine Vacheron, 2014 Update (21/6/14) The latest releases.
Domaine des Herbauges (20/6/14) The wines of Jérôme Choblet.
Château Feytit-Clinet (19/6/14) A profile update.
Domaine Laporte (18/6/14) Organic Sancerre, Bourgeois expertise.
Clau de Nell (17/6/14) Anne-Claude Leflaive, in Anjou.
François Cazin Cour-Cheverny 2011 (16/6/14) [free]
The Concise Guide to Wine & Blind Tasting (15/6/14) [free]
Sébastien Riffault (14/6/14) Updated opinion.
Château Le Puy (13/6/14) Wines from the Côtes de Francs.
Domaine de l'Ecu, 2014 Update (12/6/14) A new direction?

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