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Bordeaux at last...but Spain first?!

by Chuck Hayward

There are 6 of us from J.J. Buckley who made the trip to Bordeaux for this years’ 2009 ‘en primeur’ tasting of the 2008 vintage. We hit the ground running - as soon as we landed and picked-up our rental car, stopped by one of our suppliers to preview the vintage.

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2006 Domaine Bouchard Pere & Fils

by Chuck Hayward

Yesterday we had the chance to meet with Luc Bouchard and taste through his 2006 reds and whites. The wines will be listed below in the order that he had us taste them. Note that the reds are first. Why?

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2006 Burgundy Barrel Sample Tasting

by Chuck Hayward

The following wines were presented by Frederick Wildman & Sons, LTD. Representatives (i.e. the wine maker and/or owner) of each Domaine poured the wines and answered our questions.

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Burgundy Day 4 - 07 June 2007

by Chuck Hayward

Things are starting to wind down here, as tomorrow is our last day in Burgundy. We left the hotel a little later in the morning (yay, three whole hours of sleep this time!) and spent the day at a slightly more leisurely pace.

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Burgundy Day 3 - 06 June 2007

by Chuck Hayward

After another full night of 3 or so hours of sleep, we were off to try more wine. This time we headed north to Chablis.

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