2012 Bordeaux: St Estèphe

Right at the top of the Médoc is the sometimes desolate beauty of St Estèphe.  I love it.  I love the drive, all the way up the D2, to the tip of classed-growth Bordeaux.  As you pass Lafite on your left, Cos d’Estournel appears, looking down on Pauillac.

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Robert Parker: The Grand World Tour

I’ve got pages and pages to write about Robert Parker.  Reams.  They will follow, but there is just too much for the moment.  If only he’d do the three bottles…. Last week Mr Parker hosted a “Grand World Tour” masterclass.  This, and the tastings that followed it, are part of the monetisation of the Parker […]

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