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Archive for January, 2014

Tasting le Pin 1982 and 1998 with Andrew Jefford

Posted by Frank Ward on January 25, 2014

Jefford-Le-PinAndrew Jefford and Frank Ward have just tasted two great vintages of a Pomerol that’s achieved cult status : Château Le Pin.

As a foretaste of Andrew’s main article in the April “Decanter”, here’s his post in their online issue : Jefford on Monday : Giffen, Veblen – and Wine.

Andrew Jefford & Frank Ward, Le Pin tasting at Forres House.

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Tasting the 2009 clarets with the Masters of Wine

Posted by Frank Ward on January 12, 2014

January 2014. A tasting of 94 clarets and 12 Sauternes from 2009 was held in London in November 2013 under the auspices of the Institute of Masters of Wine: an ideal opportunity to assess a great vintage at a very good point in its development. Now around two years in the bottle, the wines have had time to recover from the rigours of bottling and to knit together sufficiently well to give a good idea of their overall constitution […..]

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