Château Mouton-Rothschild – Bordeaux Wine Royalty
We profile the glamorous wild-child of Bordeaux wine-making in the first of our series of posts on iconic producers... Neighbour to fellow first-growth Lafite-Rothschild, Ch. Mouton-Rothschild is one of the icons of Bordeaux and one of three first growths to be found in Pauillac, home to the most regal and aristocratic of Bordeaux reds. For any collector of fine wine, it is often ...
2008 Fine Wine Horizontal: Cardinale fronts up to Mouton Rothschild, Vega Sicilia & Sine Qua Non
On a recent visit to London celebrating the upcoming release of the 2015 Cardinale; Barbera Banke and Julia Jackson from Jackson Family Wines wanted to prove that their flagship Napa Valley wine - Cardinale deserves to sit alongside other more established iconic fine wines at a similar price point. It’s no mean feat going up against such historic estates as ...
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur: Pre-Vinexpo Update
As the Bordelais have shipped out for Vinexpo Hong Kong, we round up what has happened in the En Primeur campaign at FINE+RARE so far... Top Releases So Far By this time last year, many of the big names had already come out. However, as predicted, this year they appear to be holding off until after Vinexpo. The speed at ...
2014: THE F+R PICKS. DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU
Along with Leoville Lascases, Ducru-Beaucaillou is arguably the best wine of St Julien, producing wines that can often match the first growths in terms of quality, and doing so with some panache. Bruno Borie has performed wonders here since 2003. The vineyard area has been roughly halved – only the best plots, those that surround the chateau, are used for ...
One of The Most Exciting Tastings of the Year: 2005 First Growths Masterclass
Last week saw our Sales Director Jamie Graham and Private Client Sales Manager Craig Norton host one of the most exciting tastings of the year so far: our 2005 First Growths Masterclass. For us these wines are the pinnacle of what blended wine can offer: the height of quality, heritage and pedigree. These are the best wines of Bordeaux and have been recognised as ...
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