Some perceived discrepancies in drinking windows raises a good question...Why do younger Bordeaux wines appear to have narrower drinking windows? Why do young Bordeaux wines appear to have a narrower drinking window...? The post Bordeaux drinking windows – Ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
Getting to know Chianti Classico is all in the detail. Monty Waldin traverses Tuscany’s hillsides discovering its slopes, soils and Sangiovese styles...Fattoria di Cinciano in the village of Poggibonsi. Getting to know Chianti Classico is all in the detail... The post Exploring the nine towns of Chianti Classico appeared first on Decanter.
Australian wine exports rose by 10% in value in 2018, despite a fall in the overall number of bottles shipped, said trade body Wine Australia. Exports to Northeast Asia rose by 19% in 2018 Australian wine exports rose by 10% in value in 2018... The post China drives Australian wine exports rise in 2018 appeared first on Decanter.
Château Lafite owner Domaines Barons de Rothschild and Argentina’s Catena have appointed a new estate manager for their Bodegas Caro joint-venture.Philippe Rolet, new estate manager at Bodegas Caro in Argentina. Philippe Rolet becomes Caro estate manager... The post New manager for Lafite and Catena venture, Bodegas Caro appeared first on Decanter.
Although the 2017 vintage was less impressive than 2016 and 2015, this tasting delivered some exceptional quality Chardonnays with regional personality. Anthony Rose reports... Some exceptional quality Chardonnays with regional personality.... The post Western Australian Chardonnay panel tasting results appeared first on Decanter.
Michelin has awarded stars to a record 75 new restaurants in its France 2019 guide, with debuts for the Perrin family’s L’Oustalet restaurant in the Rhône and Lafaurie-Peyraguey’s newly opened ‘Lalique’ in Sauternes.The setting for 'Lalique' restaurant at Ch. Lafaurie Peyraguey in Sauternes. More winery-owned restaurants join Michelin club... The p […]
After a series of challenging years characterised by climatic extremes, 2019 delivers some highly anticipated Napa wine releases... New wines to buy and drink this year... The post Napa new releases to drink in 2019 appeared first on Decanter.
Results released by Christie’s show why 2018 may go down as the year when whiskies went mainstream in the fine wine auction market.The Macallan 50 Year Old single malt Scotch, in a Lalique bottle, was one of the top auction lots at Christie's in 2018. See the top 10 lots of 2018... The post Whiskies dominate Christie’s top 10 ‘wine lots’ for 2018 appear […]
You can't mention Greywacke without mentioning Cloudy Bay...Kevin Judd founded Greywacke after leaving Cloudy Bay. Tasting old and new vintages of all seven wines in the range... The post Greywacke: Ten years on appeared first on Decanter.