Welcome to my Bordeaux website!

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I've visited Bordeaux many times - first trip took place in 1984, followed by trips in 1985 (during harvest), 1987, 1988, 1990 and 1993. Since 1995 I've visited Bordeaux every year in May/June, but twice in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (visiting in March/April during primeur and in September/October during harvest). In 2015, I've visited Bordeaux three times (for the first time!) - during primeur weeks, second time in June (Vinexpo) and lastly during harvest in September/October.

Since 2002 and starting with vintage 2001, I've participated every single year in Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux primeur tastings of new vintage for invited journalists in March/April.

My impressions and tasting notes from all the visits plus impressions and tasting notes from events held in Copenhagen, are continuosly published on the website.

My website is independent, non-profit and it costs nothing to check it out. No advertisements and no sponsor.  Main purpose of this website is to share my impressions and TNs with fellow wine-lovers. Enjoy!

More about me - check out "About " chapter up in the top of the page.

 

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  • Nicolas Glumineau, manager of Pichon Comtesse, pictured in April 2016

  • Guillaume Pouthier, manager/winemaker at Les Carmes Haut Brion since 2012, pictured in late October 2016

  • Sandrine Garbay - d'Yquem's cellarmaster during visit in March 2015

  • Pretty ladies welcome you at Domaine de Chevalier - Ban des Vendanges in September 2013

  • 5th October 2010 at Palmer - enchanting young girl from Danish school (10th class) in Holstebro picks grapes. 2010 Palmer will be gorgeous ;-D

  • Denis Durantou - magician of L'Eglise Clinet during visit in April 2014

  • Two magicians - on the left Jacques Guinaudeau (Lafleur) and on the right Francois Mitjaville (Tertre Roteboeuf) pictured in September 2011

  • Caroline Frey, proprietor of La Lagune pictured in April 2015

  • Anne Cuvelier from Leoville Poyferre pictured in March 2015

  • Olivier Bernard, owner of Domaine de Chevalier pictured in March 2014

Latest news

2017 VINTAGE LOOKS VERY GOOD INDEED - FOR LATEST NEWS CHECK "HARVEST 2017" IN CHAPTER "HARVESTS".

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RECENT ADDITIONS - PROFILE OF LA CABANNE, CERTAN DE MAY, HAUT BAILLY AND LEOVILLE LAS CASES

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DURING TWO WEEKS FROM END OF MARCH TO MID-APRIL 2017, I TASTED APP. 420 BARREL SAMPLES OF 2016 VINTAGE. PLEASE READ MY REPORT WITH A LOT OF TASTING NOTES AND CONCLUSIONS IN CHAPTER "VINTAGES".

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HERE ARE MY TOP TEN WINES OF 2016

1. Montrose 1990 100p 2. Latour 2000 100p 3. Lafleur 2000 100p 4. Le Pin 1990 99p 5. Cheval Blanc 1990 99p 6. Lafite 2000 99p 7. Montrose 2010 99p 8. Yquem 1986 98p 9. Tertre Roteboeuf 2000 98p 10. Certan de May 1982 98p

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THAT'S THE WAY TO CELEBRATE 70TH BIRTHDAY - CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE WITH SAME TITLE IN THE CHAPTER "HORISONTAL AND VERTICAL TASTINGS"