The Wall Street Journal published a big article written by Jacqueline Friedrich : « The First Taste of 2009 ». Jacqueline Friedrich is not the type to cant and wrote a big comment on Valandraud 2009. I gave a few answers and she mentions a few wines she particularly liked in particular Fougas “Maldoror” and Haut Carles.
The Grand Jury Européen talks about the second knives of Thunevin. Un Thiers vaut mieux que 2 tu l’auras (or A bird in hand is worth two in a bush) ?
Hervé Bizeul’s comments on his blog, his opinion and favorite wines, already had an impact with 2 reservations for Valandraud 2009. Are blogs getting stronger than specialized press?
On the sites of dégustateurs.com and la Passion du Vin (both in French), comments are flourishing.
Decanter just started publishing comments on 1st growths and a few Pomerols and Saint Emilion Crus Classés.
Finally, Andreas Larsson posted videos of his tastings