Recent Site Updates

Thierry Puzelat, 2014 Update (21/11/14)
I check out wines from 2011, 2012 & 2013.

La Fleur de Boüard (20/11/14)
Dark and savoury Lalande-de-Pomerol, from the Boüard stable.

Le Clos de la Meslerie (19/11/4)
New detail and new images; I expand and update my profile.

Stéphane Cossais Montlouis Le Volagré 2008 (17/11/14) [free]
A wine from the same mould as Clos Rougeard's Brézé.

Château Les Cruzelles (16/11/14)
A new profile: Lalande-de-Pomerol, by Denis Durantou.

Toby Bainbridge (15/11/14)
I overhaul my profile of this young Anjou vigneron.

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This Weeks Featured Article
Charles Joguet

Chinon is an appellation which, for most drinkers, along with the likes of Muscadet, Vouvray, Sancerre and a few others, defines the Loire Valley. And in Chinon, the domaine of Charles Joguet, which still bears his name more than a decade after the man himself left for pastures new, is one of the appellation's most renowned. Ask........
Read on in my new Charles Joguet profile, expanded to six pages, accompanied by new tasting notes on the 2012 vintage. (18/11/14)

Recent Blog Posts
Exploring Sherry #6: Don Nuno (19/11/14)
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Critics Need Benchmarks (06/11/14)
How do we judge wine? I recall tasting, twenty-five years (o...
Sociando-Mallet: Old & New (05/11/14)
A chance today to look at two wines from what is undoubtedly...
The 2014 Winedoctor Bordeaux Tour (31/10/14)
It has been a very busy October, and a month I look back on ...
Checking in on . . . . another 2002, from Jo Pithon (30/10/14)
Pulling some more mature bottles from the cellar in the past...

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Site Update Archive

November

New in Saumur: Sébastien Bobinet (14/11/14)
Damien Laureau, 2014 Update (13/11/14) Wines from 2013 & 2011.
Château Petit Village (12/11/14) An updated profile.
Domaine de la Fontainerie (11/11/14) A new Vouvray profile.
Domaine du Clos Naudin Vouvray Moelleux 1990 (10/11/14) [free]
Basic Bordeaux (9/11/14) The final instalment of my guide.
Domaine Huet, 2014: Return to 2002 (8/11/14)
New in Chinon: Domaine de la Noblaie (7/11/14)
Domaine de la Sénéchalière, 2014 Update (6/11/14) Unusual 2013s.
Château Nenin (5/11/14) My profile updated.
Domaine de Veilloux (4/11/14) Eclectic wines from the Sologne.
Domaine FL Savennières Roche-aux-Moines 2007 (3/11/14) [free]
Domaine Filliatreau (2/11/14) An update with new images.
Domaine de Chevalier (1/11/14) A profile update.

October

New in Saumur: Château de Fosse Sèche (31/10/14)
Vincent Carême (30/10/14) I update my profile.
Cru Bourgeois 2012: The Médoc (29/10/14)
Cru Bourgeois 2012: Haut-Médoc (29/10/14)
Cru Bourgeois 2012: Médoc Communes (28/10/14)
Cru Bourgeois 2012 (28/10/14) My introduction.
Domaine Courbis Cornas Champelrose 2006 (27/10/14) [free]
Fronsac & Canon-Fronsac (26/10/14) More on Bordeaux.
Michel Autran (25/10/14) New notes on the 2013 vintage.
New in the Vendôme: Brendan Tracey (24/10/14)
Domaine de Chevalier, 2014 Update (23/10/14) Five recent vintages.
Château Raymond-Lafon (22/10/14) New detail and images.
Nicolas Joly (21/10/14) The 2012 vintage.
Clos les Montys Muscadet 'Vigne de 1914' 2012 (20/10/14) [free]
Two from Château Raymond-Lafon (19/10/14) The 2011 & 2010.
Clos Cristal (18/10/14) Updated with new images.
New in Saumur: Château Yvonne (17/10/14)
Domaine Huet, 2014 Update (16/10/14) The 2013 vintage.
Château Latour à Pomerol (15/10/14 Another profile upgraded.
Domaine de la Garrelière (14/10/14) Top-class Touraine estate.
Ch. Pierre-Bise CdL Beaulieu Rouannières 2006 (13/10/14) [free]
The Other Côtes (12/10/14) Blaye, Bourg, Cadillac & Francs.
Ch. de la Roche en Loire, 2014 Update (11/10/14) Recent releases.

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