Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Decanter :
4 stars for Fleur Cardinale, Sansonnet, Virginie de Valandraud, Valandraud (17.5)
3 stars for Clos du Beau Père, which puts it is the top 20/25 in Pomerol, reaching our goal. We just need to aim for a better note. 3 stars as well for: Clos Badon Thunevin, Haut Carles, Domaine des Sabines (also in the top 20), Fourcas Hosten.
We’re just missing our whites and Bellevue de Tayac, we’ll see in the print copy?

Izak Litwar also published his notes on Bordeaux 2011 on April 13 as well as on Mark Squires BB:
Valandraud 95-96, Valandraud Blanc 92, Virginie de Valandraud 91, Virginie de Valandraud blanc 90, Clos Romanile 88, Bellevue de Tayac 90, Clos Badon Thunevin 90-91, Clos du Beau Père 92, Domaine des Sabines 89, Domaine Virginie Thunevin 87, etc… Fleur Cardinale 90-91, Sansonnet 87 ?, Haut Carles 90, Marquis de Terme 91

Hurrah to Jean Marc Quarin who propelled Rémi Dalmasso’s wine Clos Romanile into the stratosphere. I should point out that with 1500 bottles produced, few will be able to taste it and buy some!

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