Right Bank Satellites 2018

Mostly Castillon: some excellent, affordable wines By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  24 January 2021 Many less heralded appellations from the Right Bank with cooler clay and/or limestone soils excelled in 2018. But I did not get to too many of them. We can start with Montagne Saint Emilion and Jean-Claude Berrouet, whose name resonates in the […]

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Bordeaux: more than just big names

Joy in Montagne and Lalande de Pomerol with Jeff Berrouet By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 21 October 2015 Jean-Claude Berrouet, long time director of Petrus, bought Vieux Château Saint André in the somewhat obscure appellation of Montagne Saint Emilion back in 1978. Why Montagne? He had a double activity: vinifying wines for negociant Jean Pierre Moueix but also purchasing […]

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Bordeaux 2014 in barrel: Bargains from Lalande de Pomerol

By Panos Kakaviatos for Wine-Chronicles.Com 26 May 2015 MAIN BORDEAUX 2014 BARREL TASTING PAGE Faves? Well these are all Lalande de Pomerol, which can represent bargains for savvy Bordeaux fans. The better ones include an excellent Château L’Ambroisie du Château La Croix des Moines plus some pretty darn good ones, such as La Sergue and Château Tournefeuille Wines […]

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