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Chateau Suduiraut 1999

In 1855, there were two classifications of Bordeaux wine. Most people remember only that of the Médoc dedicated to reds. Actually, the more astounding classification was of the wines of Sauternes and Barsac. Instead of just four Premier Crus or First Growths in the Médoc, Sauternes and Barsac had 11!  …

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MOUTON 2018

From left, Camille Sereys de Rothschild, Philippe Sereys de Rothschild and Julien de Beaumarchais de Rothschild The label of Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2018 has been unveiled. It is a work of unbridled creative genius. What looks seemingly like two Chinese characters is actually “Mouton Rothschild”. The creator of this bold, innovative Mouton …

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Fine Wine Specials!

The Imperial Treasure Group has one of the best wine lists particularly for Champagne and Bordeaux. Their top restaurants in Singapore are offering some of these wines at special prices. Chateau Talbot 2000 is drinking deliciously now. The Saint-Julien Classified Growth should be decanted 60 to 90 minutes.

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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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