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March 2017

The 2016 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: The American First-Growth
At Château Haut-Brion, director Jean-Philippe Delmas compares the 2016 vintage to the classic 1998
Posted: Mar 31, 2017 3:30pm ET
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2016 vintage, and visiting châteaus. Today, Jean-Philippe Delmas presented the 2016s from Château Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion, Quintus, and more.
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The 2016 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: Highlights from Pessac and Margaux
A roller-coaster growing season, but fine results at Châteaus Palmer, Les Carmes Haut-Brion and Haut-Bailly
Posted: Mar 30, 2017 4:30pm ET
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2016 vintage, and visiting châteaus. His next visits included stops at Châteaus Palmer, Carmes Haut-Brion and Haut-Bailly.
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The 2016 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: The New Old Guy at Margaux
Philippe Bascaules has taken the reins at Margaux's flagship first-growth
Posted: Mar 29, 2017 3:30pm ET
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2016 vintage, and visiting châteaus. His next visit was to the Margaux appellation and its flagship first-growth estate, Château Margaux, where new director Philippe Bascaules is now running the show.
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The 2016 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: Diverse St.-Julien
Châteaus Ducru-Beaucaillou, Branaire-Ducru and Beychevelle show off consistent quality in a range of styles
Posted: Mar 28, 2017 12:30pm ET
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2016 vintage, and visiting châteaus. His next stretch of visits brings him to St.-Julien, where he stopped in at Châteaus Ducru-Beaucaillou, Branaire-Ducru and Beychevelle to taste the 2016 vintage.
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The 2016 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: Pauillac Neighbors
At Mouton-Rothschild and Pontet-Canet, the Cabernet-based reds are rivaling the 2010 vintage in quality
Posted: Mar 27, 2017 1:30pm ET
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2016 vintage, and visiting châteaus. Back in Pauillac, he visited Pontet-Canet and first-growth Mouton-Rothschild to taste the 2016 vintage.
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The 2016 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: The Race Is On in St.-Estèphe
Posted: Mar 24, 2017 10:30am ET
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2016 vintage, and visiting châteaus. In St.-Estephe, he visited Calon-Ségur, Cos-d'Estournel, Montrose to taste the 2016 vintage.
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The 2016 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: Green Means Go at Château Latour
With the 2016 vintage, the Pauillac icon is now fully biodynamically farmed
Posted: Mar 23, 2017 10:30am ET
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2016 vintage, and visiting châteaus. Frédéric Engerer presented his 2016 Latour Pauillac grand vin, along with the 2012 and 2005 vintages.
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