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Bank Shot: Kickin' It To The Right

by Chuck Hayward

Following our adventures in the Medoc, the JJ Buckley team crossed the river for a crash course in the 2010 vintage from the perspective of the Right Bank, home to the famed appellations of Pomerol and St. Emilion and the ever-trendy (ahem) merlot grape.

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The Things We Do For Wine - Bordeaux Day 5

by Chuck Hayward

Today marked Team JJBuckley's first official UGC tasting of the trip. Up until now, we've spent our time in private Chateau and negociant tastings and this would be our first foray into a traditional trade show, tasting shoulder to shoulder alongside our peers from around the world who had arrived at Chateau Batailley eager to get first impressions of Pauillac, St. Estephe and St. Julien wines from the '09 vintage.

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