2012 Bordeaux: St Julien

Taste any remotely difficult vintage in Bordeaux and St Julien will always provide some comfort.  Whilst Pauillac might be the King of the Médoc, St Julien is always the most consistent appellation, and the one that is the easiest to taste.

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Three bottles: Hew Blair

I remain intrigued by the question of who knows what and who doesn’t in the UK wine trade.  Tasting, talking, drinking and working with the former camp has taught me most of what I know. I spent 2003 & 2004 working on the other side of St James’s Street: the side where the traffic now […]

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