Top 50+ hits: Bordeaux 2020 from barrel

The emotional, the intellectual, the (i)Deals In a vintage that favors Merlot from cold clay and limestone soils By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 26 May 2021 No ads, no fees charged: Here my objective and experienced impressions of 2020 Bordeaux, 18 years in a row assessing Bordeaux from barrel, including visits during the pandemic era. […]

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First impressions of Bordeaux 2018 from barrel

Cautious optimism and Petit Verdot By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com (Dear readers, I have since published an update to this initial posting from late March 2019, here: https://wine-chronicles.com/blog/bdx18-barrel-hedonists/) OK, this has been just a first day in Bordeaux – and many other writers and commentators have been here already for over a week to taste. But […]

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