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Bordeaux 2010 And the rest

Posted on 15th June 2011 by JN Wine

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Bordeaux 2010 And the rest

Château Suduiraut, Sauternes £275 / €315 per 6 bottles
£295 / €340 per 12 half bottles

“Mid pale gold. Broad and rich and fresh but with very ripe pear juice notes. There is real weight here. Much less citrus peel than most other 2010 Sauternes. Real race. Dangerously delicious now. Long. Super clean. Medium to heavy weight. Great undertow. Long. Nervy. 18 pts. Drink 2022 – 2040.” Jancis Robinson Purple Pages, 26 April 2011

Cypres de Climens, Barsac £125 / €145 per 12 half bottles
£168 / €195 per 12 50cl bottles

This is a superb value sweet wine that has a deserved following. Berenice Lurton has been making better and better wines in recent years. This wine is always a treat. JN Team, April 2011

Château Climens, Barsac £425 / €480 per 6 bottles or 12 half bottles

“Berenice Lurton and her team managed to pick the crop just hours before rains fell on October 23. Tasting through every one of their lots in 2010, there was a theme of tautness, racy acidity and spice. Focusing upon two batches representing about 14% of the harvest, there was patently exquisite balance and a sense of concentrated but efficient power, counterbalanced by immense purity and effervescence. 94 – 96 pts.” eRobertParker.com, May 2011

Ridge Monte Bello 2010, Santa Cruz, California £395 / €455 per 6 bottles

Monte Bello offers tremendous value, it is outstanding quality and is often mistaken for top classed growth Bordeaux in tastings. Due to weather conditions Ridge have made one of their more complex and layered Monte Bellos ever. This wine is superb. JN Team, June 2011

Artadi Pagos Viejos 2010, Rioja £175 / €210 per 6 bottles

This is superb. Vibrant, elegant nose with great depth. Great structured wine, but with plenty of freshness to balance. The 2010 wines from Artadi have an amazing purity of fruit. Top Class. This wine is made up of several individual plots, we tasted 3 from cask: La Poza, Valdeginés and El Carretil which are also available in 3 bottle cases. Unfortunately availability is limited, please enquire. JN Team, June 2011

Artadi El Pison 2010, Rioja £60015 / €720 per 12 bottles

Complicated nose, a lot going on. Great depth and concentration. On the nose it is floral, mineral with a touch of balsamic. This transfers well on to the palate with the addition of great fruit purity. There is plenty of flavour with beautiful texture. This really well balanced and very long. A great wine. JN Team, June 2011

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