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Domaine Masson-Blondelet Pouilly-Fumé Les Angelots 2012 (1/9/14)
A spine-tingling, cerebral, invigorating wine.

Château Montlandrie (31/8/14)
Quality and value from Denis Durantou in Castillon.

Château Pierre-Bise, 2014 Update (30/8/14)
Transcendental wines; 2011s & 2012s, from Claude Papin.

New in Vouvray: Florent Cosme (29/8/14)
Vouvray from a young vigneron based in Noizay.

Château La Grave à Pomerol (28/8/14)
I expand this Pomerol profile with historical detail and new images.

Domaine de Ladoucette (27/8/14)
I profile this famous Pouilly-Fumé estate.

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This Weeks Featured Article
Domaine de Montcy

Imagine a small château nestled in a copse of trees, hidden from view, deep in the woodlands of the Sologne, in the Loire Valley. In fact, perhaps 'small' isn't quite adequate, because in this land where giant châteaux exist around every corner, this one is tiny. The original building - somewhat embellished and built around........
Read on in my profile of Domaine de Montcy, a new star on the Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny scene. (26/8/14)

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Site Update Archive


Pierre Luneau-Papin Muscadet S&M Terre de Pierre 2010 [free]
Castillon (24/8/14) My Bordeaux guide expands.
Château Pichon-Baron (23/8/14) Updated with new images.
New in Anjou: Mai et Kenji Hodgson (22/8/14)
Pascal et Nicolas Reverdy (21/8/14) A new profile, and new notes.
Clos L'Église (20/8/14) I update my profile.
Champalou (19/8/14) New 5-page profile & new notes.
Thibaud Boudignon Anjou Blanc 2011 (18/8/14) [free]
The Square (17/8/14) A restaurant review. [free]
Domaine Ogereau, 2014 Update (16/8/14) Recent releases tasted.
New in Savennières: Thibaud Boudignon (15/8/14)
Pascal Cotat (14/814) Idiosyncratic Sancerre.
Château La Patache (13/8/14) 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]
St Emilion (10/8/14) My guide overhauled.
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.


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.


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.

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