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Chateau Beychevelle 1975

Buying 1970 and 1975 Bordeaux red can be a “touch and go” experience. Many of them, the tannins are quite dry on the finish. While the quality is not homogenous between the various chateaux, what is certain about the two vintages is they were made in the classic lighter Bordeaux …

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YQUEM 2018 RELEASED

Yquem 2018 with a portrait of Honore de Balzac The world’s most famous sweet wine was launched two days ago. YQUEM 2018 has been released at €225 per bottle by Bordeaux negociants to the international wine trade. The 2018 vintage suffered a drop of around 40% normal production when a devastating hailstorm …

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New Restrictions in Bordeaux

The French Prime Minister Jean Castex said last Friday 11 September 2020 that the Covid crisis was “worsening’ in France. The next day, Saturday, the country reported 10,561 cases in 24 hours, the highest since large-scale testing began in France a week before that. The death toll in the country …

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PANDEMIC UPDATE! You Can Visit France

You can now visit Yquem and France without quarantine Below is the advisory from the French Government Q: I am a foreign national. Can I enter France? There are no restrictions for travel to Metropolitan France from the European space (European Union Member States, United Kingdom, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, …

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Bordeaux 2019 

Proprietor of VCC – Vieux Chateau Certan – Alexandre Thienpont Price per bottle ex-chateau (to negociants) Chateau Angelus €230 Chateau Ausone €420 Chateau d’Armailhac €28.80 Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse €78 Chateau Beau-Sejour-Becot €37.80 Chateau Beychevelle €52.80 Chateau Branaire-Ducru €28.20 Chateau Canon €69.60 Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere €49 Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion €64.80 Chateau Chasse-Spleen …

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Bordeaux 2018

The world has not yet tasted the 2019 Bordeaux Vintage because of the coronavirus pandemic. When that will take place is still up in the air. Until then, we present the verdict on the 2018 Vintage in the newest edition of FINE, arguably India’s most important wine magazine, of which CH’NG Poh Tiong …

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Philippe Blanc’s Video of Beychevelle 2019

Philippe Blanc on Chateau Beychevelle 2019 • Celebrating His 25th Vintage The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown have meant that the Bordeaux 2019 Vintage has not been tasted by the media and trade. When that will happen, no one knows for now. Chateau Beychevelle Managing Director & Chief Winemaker Philippe Blanc has …

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