Recent Site Updates

François Crochet, 2015 Update (27/8/15)
Including two new cuvées from Bué. Top quality too.

Château Lanessan (26/8/15)
A very fine, insider's wine from the Haut-Médoc.

Château de Montfort Vouvray Demi-Sec 2013 (24/8/15) [free]
A small window onto a Vouvray empire.

Loire Valley Viticulture: Philosophies (23/8/15)
A look at Loire viticulture through the 20th century, and today.

Patrick Baudouin, 2015 Update (22/8/15)
Five wines, young and old, from this top domaine.

Gérard Boulay, 2015 Update (21/8/15)
I taste four recent releases from Gérard.

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This Weeks Featured Article
Clos la Néore

I read the response to my enquiry with hope. "Do you know the house with the grey shutters in the centre of Chavignol?" it asked. I have to confess, although I have visited this famous hamlet just a stone's throw from the town of Sancerre several times, I am not familiar with the decor of all the maisons that line the........
Read on in my new profile of Clos la Néore. I visit the domaine to meet Anne Vatan and Nady Foucault, to learn their story, and to taste Anne's (and her father Edmond's) wines. (25/8/15)

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Site Update Archive

August

Clos Fourtet (20/8/15) Another St Emilion profile update.
Philippe Delesvaux (19/8/15) An expanded profile, and new notes.
Domaine Thomas-Labaille (18/8/15) Top-quality Chavignol.
Henri Bourgeois Sancerre d'Antan 2011 (17/8/15) [free]
Domaine Vacheron (16/8/15) A profile update.
Le Pot de Lapin (15/8/15) Informal dining in Saumur. [free]
The Mitjavile Portfolio, 2015 (14/8/15) Five wines from François.
Domaine Richou (13/8/15) A fine organic domaine in Anjou.
Château Bouscaut (12/8/15) My profile updated.
Domaine Didier Dagueneau (11/8/15) A tasting, 2012 back to 1996.
Domaine de Montgilet Clos Prieur 1998 (10/8/15) [free]
Loire Valley Viticulture: Vine Disease (9/8/15) My guide continues.
Loire 2002 Revisited (8/8/15) A baker's dozen from 2002.
Loire 2002 (8/8/15) A 2002 recap for the Loire Valley.
Château La Lagune (7/8/15) An update; three recent vintages.
L'If (6/8/15) Le Pin's little brother, by Jacques Thienpont.
Pascal et Nicolas Reverdy (5/8/14) An update, tasting 2013 & 2012.
Château Rauzan-Ségla (4/8/15) A retrospective, back to 1998.
Château d'Epiré Savennières Le Hu Boyau 2012 (3/8/15) [free]
Jonathan Maltus (2/8/15) An update with new images.
Mark Greenaway (1/8/15) [free] A restaurant review.

July

Sébastien Riffault, 2015 Update (31/7/15) Recent releases tasted.
Nicolas Joly (30/7/15) My profile expanded to 7 pages.
Château Fonbadet (29/7/15) A notable Pauillac cru bourgeois.
Domaine FL (28/7/15) New profile & notes.
Domaine Cady Cuvée Volupté Grains Nobles 1999 (27/7/15) [free]
Domaine de Bellevue (3/7/15) The wines of Jérôme Bretaudeau.
Château de la Genaiserie (2/7/15) I update my profile.
Château Figeac (1/7/15) A newly expanded profile.

June

Château Soucherie (30/6/15) Leading Anjou domaine.
Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant 2010 (29/6/15) [free]
Château Cos d'Estournel (28/6/15) An update with new detail.
Domaine Philippe Gilbert (27/6/15) Five recent releases tasted.
Château Climens, 2015 Update (26/6/15) Five recent vintages.
Vine Revival (25/6/15) Vincent Caillé & Christelle Guibert.
Château Lassègue (24/6/15) Wines from Pierre Seillan.
Domaine Vacheron 2015 Update (23/6/15) Including new cuvées.
Jérémie Mourat Clos Saint-André 2012 (22/6/15) [free]
Loire Wine Guide: Climate (21/6/15) The latest instalment.
Château Pierre-Bise (20/6/15) An expanded profile.
Château Haut-Brion (19/6/15) My profile expanded to nine pages.

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