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Graves, Pessac-Leognan & other dry whites 2012, en primeur 2012, bordeaux 2012

Steven Spurrier Fine lemon-yellow, floral, more white than yellow fruits with a lifted, taffeta elegance compared to La Mission white, the Chevalier to La Mission’s Batard and both of them…

Points 96
Medoc Crus Classes 2008

Steven Spurrier Magnificent black-red, wonderful concentration with velvety density of texture, superbly rich yet elegant, exotic yet constrained, great wine. Drink: 2017 – 20 28 18.5/20 95/100

Points 95
pauillac 2012, en primeur 2012, bordeaux 2012,

Steven Spurrier Black-red in colour, pure fragrance and sophistication, depth and structure, very exciting quality in this vintage. 18.75/20 95/100

Points 95
Graves & Pessac-Leognan 2012, en primeur 2012, bordeaux 2012

Steven Spurrier Dense velvety red, rich earthy black fruits on the nose, both lively and smooth, terrific class is there with the ripe Haut-Brion tannins that give a subtle grip…

Points 95
pauillac 2012, en primeur 2012, bordeaux 2012,

Steven Spurrier Black-red in colour, pure fragrance and sophistication, depth and structure, very exciting quality in this vintage. 18.75/20 95/100

Points 95
Bordeaux, Chateau Margaux

Steven Spurrier Superb density of 87% Cabernet fruit, supreme ripeness, depth and perfect harmony, has firmness for a great future. 18.75/20 95/100

Points 95
Graves & Pessac-Leognan 2012, en primeur 2012, bordeaux 2012

Steven Spurrier Dense velvety red, rich earthy black fruits on the nose, both lively and smooth, terrific class is there with the ripe Haut-Brion tannins that give a subtle grip…

Points 95
Chateau Mouton 2012

Steven Spurrier Wonderful expression of “patrician” black fruits, the expected exotic seduction of Mouton, perfect blend of power and elegance. 18.5/20 95/100

Points 95
Bordeaux, Chateau Margaux

Steven Spurrier Superb density of 87% Cabernet fruit, supreme ripeness, depth and perfect harmony, has firmness for a great future. 18.75/20 95/100

Points 95
Chateau Mouton 2012

Steven Spurrier Wonderful expression of “patrician” black fruits, the expected exotic seduction of Mouton, perfect blend of power and elegance. 18.5/20 95/100

Points 95
st emilion 2008, st emilion, st-emilion

James Lawther MW Understated, fresh, elegant nose. Beautifully pure fruit on the palate – blueberry and blackberry notes. Plump mid-palate then lovely, silky tannins. A notch better than a very…

Points 95
Pomerol 2012, En Primeur 2012, Bordeaux 2012,

James Lawther MW Classic in style but racy and harmonious. Pure and expressive on the nose. Berry fruits with a hint of mint. Beautifully balanced on the palate and so,…

Points 95
St Emilion 2012, St Emilion, En Primeur 2012, Bordeaux 2012,

Less powerful than recent vintages. Emphasis on fruit and finesse. Medium-bodied weight. Round and smooth on the palate. Very fresh. Saline note on the finish.

Points 94
Pomerol 2012, En Primeur 2012, Bordeaux 2012,

James Lawther MW A really elegant Le Pin. Fine, fresh, floral nose. Silky texture and tannins. Discreet but has length, depth and plenty of energy. 18.25/20 94/100

Points 94
Chateau Calon Segur 2012

Steven Spurrier Superbly rich colour, nose still discreet but of great class, great purity of flavour, tannins present for the long-term, “an iron fist in a velvet glove”, a beautifully…

Points 94
medoc crus classés, medoc, medoc 2004, medoc 2006,

Steven Spurrier Dense colour, lovely expression of floral Cabernet fruit, density and fragrance from pure vineyard ripeness, already beautifully Margaux on the nose with the length of fruit and firm…

Points 93
Sauternes 2012, Barsac 2012, En Primeur 2012, Bordeaux 2012,

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Points 93
Graves, Pessac-Leognan & other dry whites 2012, en primeur 2012, bordeaux 2012

Steven Spurrier Silver-pale, deceptively restrained white flowers nose reveals white peaches and an elegant persistency and purity of mineral-backed fruit that will be astounding over its long future. 18/20 93/100

Points 93
Bordeaux, Chateau La Lagune

Steven Spurrier Superb black-purple colour, lovely expression of summer fruits on the nose, fine fleshy texture with 10% Petit Verdot adding grip to the natural tannins, already supple but with…

Points 92