More White Wine: Ente & Coche

Back in the olden days, and the olden days are always the best ones (or, rather, were) my then employers were the UK representatives of one Mr Arnaud Ente. Burgundy was much more affordable in those days though sales of sought-after wines to staff were restricted.

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2008 Bordeaux – relative value

A month or so after the annual Southwold tasting, a similar group join up for the annual “Ten Years On” tasting.  This year was thus the time for the 2008 Bordeaux vintage, a vintage that I’ve never really “got”, so I was looking forward to it.

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Château Pavie

If you are a particular sort of wine merchant there are certain wines that you are not supposed to like.  Nor are you supposed to encourage your customers to buy them.  It’s a strange sales technique though makes perfect sense to those that employ it.  

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