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Helen Garcin From Clos l'Eglise

by Chuck Hayward

Clos l'Eglise technical director Helen Garcin gives her two cents on the 2007 vintage and explains what was necessary to do to maximize the quality of the vintage.

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Bordeaux in Five Days (First Impressions)

by Chuck Hayward

As I sit here in my hotel room within the quiet, limestone-clad city of Libourne (on the Right Bank of Bordeaux, not far from St Emillion) I cannot help but reflect on how little time I have had to do anything other than taste wines from the 2007 vintage at ludicrous speed. In fact this is really the fist time I have sat still since landing on Saturday March 29th.

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