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• James Suckling hails ’09 Bordeaux “best ever”

James Suckling hails ’09 Bordeaux “best ever”

Wine writer James Suckling has hailed 2009 Bordeaux as possibly the “best ever modern vintage” with the release of his in-bottle scores. Writing on his site he said: “It’s seldom that a vintage such as 2009 comes to Bordeaux. The last time may have been 1989, or even 1982”. Nine wines are now rated at […]

• 2010 Vintage: Great but is it a classic?

2010 Vintage: Great but is it a classic?

Veronique Sanders of Château Haut Bailly described 2010 as having “the power of 2005, the structure of 2009 and the precision of 2008.” In Sander’s opinion, although 2009 would continue to grab plaudits because it is so “round, sexy and charming”, 2010 will be equally “amazing”. Didier Cuvelier of Léoville Poyferré described 2010 as “2005 […]