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The gorgeous Château Evangile

Quite consistent, too. by Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 26 April 2019 Pomerol was excellent in 2018. Akin in consistency to Saint Julien. Especially cooler terroirs, with more clay and less sun, or at least those wines made with especially careful winemaking, succeeded best. And where it did succeed, it counts among the very best that […]

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Pomerol Plaudits: Bordeaux 2017 from barrel

The small Bordeaux appellation with many 2017 hits By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  2 May 2018 As almost anywhere in Bordeaux, the best terroirs thrived, especially those with either minimal or no frost. Pomerol in spite of its rather small size, is no exception. As you can see in the photo, Christian Moueix of the […]

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Bordeaux 2015 from bottle, part 2

Pomerol isn’t just about the stars: Update with more tasting notes! By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  11 January 2018 / 11 March Just an update folks from this January post … Just a few more tasting notes directly below, in alphabetical order. Proving again how good Pomerol is in 2015. UPDATED TEXT (MARCH 2018)  Château […]

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In praise of white Burgundy

Dry white outclasses all else By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  10 March 2018 Over dinner at the excellent Charlie Palmer Steakhouse in Washington D.C. this past January, which I can only highly recommend, a few wine loving friends put blindfolds on but we would have picked the white blind or not. As with “blind wine […]

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