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Bordeaux Rumors, Gossip, & Some Setting the Record Straight

by Chuck Hayward

It has been widely rumored that the prices in 2005 grew so out of hand because the Asian market is buying blindly just for the name on the label. Many of the top negociants in Bordeaux (who are allocated the lion's share of the first growths) have stated that this is simply not true.

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Interview at Lascombes

by Chuck Hayward

Enjoy a video tour of the grounds, winery, barrel rooms and vintage bottle cellar (with bottles dating back to 1881) of Chateau Lascombes, one of the hottest up and coming Chateaux in Bordeaux.

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March 29: Lunch at Chateau Lascombes

by Chuck Hayward

For lunch today we were the fortunate guests of Dominique Befve, General Manager of Chateau Lascombes. While it was a rather overcast day, this did not take away from the beauty of the Chateau and its vineyards.

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