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View full post titled - 'Chateau Ausone: one of a kind'

Chateau Ausone: one of a kind

One of the appellation’s most illustrious wine estates, Château Ausone, is nestled on the edge of the town and it is here, at the top of its steep driveway, that one of the region’s finest wines is made in the cellars. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 17 April 2018

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View full post titled - 'The Stony Hill of Château La Gaffelière'

The Stony Hill of Château La Gaffelière

If you are in the proximity of Châteaux Ausone, Bélair-Monange and Pavie you have all the prerequisites needed to make special wine.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 05 April 2018

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View full post titled - 'Château Lynch-Bages - Quintessential Pauillac'

Château Lynch-Bages - Quintessential Pauillac

Château Lynch-Bages was classified as a fifth growth in 1855, and over 150 years later it consistently over-delivers with wines that manage to excite without breaking your bank account.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 21 March 2018

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View full post titled - 'Do the burgundies of Olivier Bernstein hold up to big domaines such as Leroy, DRC, Rousseau or Dujac?'

Do the burgundies of Olivier Bernstein hold up to big domaines such as Leroy, DRC, Rousseau or Dujac?

His wines have certainly been capturing a lot of attention among Pinot aficionados in recent years, creating as many opinions as there are people.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 09 March 2018

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View full post titled - 'Visiting Domaine Dujac'

Visiting Domaine Dujac

“It takes teamwork to make a dream work” – nothing could be more true for the next domaine we visited, started back in 1969 by Jacques Seysses and his American wife Rosalind. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 17 January 2018

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View full post titled - 'Never miss the chance to drink a Krug!'

Never miss the chance to drink a Krug!

As champagne expert Richard Juhlin explains - "If the opportunity arises, never miss the chance to drink a Krug!"

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 18 December 2017

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View full post titled - 'Tasting with Chateau Cantenac Brown'

Tasting with Chateau Cantenac Brown

Pauline Fradin of Chateau Cantencac Brown’s recent visit was one of the more low key affairs at the Cult Wines Head Office.

Posted by Josh Benbow on 15 December 2017

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View full post titled - 'Penfolds impresses with latest Grange '

Penfolds impresses with latest Grange

It’s that time of year again when Penfolds winemaker Peter Gago notches up some more air miles, leaving the warm climes of Adelaide, Australia behind for the autumnal climes of the UK.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 24 October 2017

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View full post titled - 'Why Armand de Brignac’s Champagnes deserve the hype'

Why Armand de Brignac’s Champagnes deserve the hype

Fine wine and hip-hop music aren’t an obvious bedfellow: I am yet to encounter a Cult Wine client waxing lyrical about Kanye or Stormzy over a glass of Corton.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 11 October 2017

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View full post titled - 'Behind the Cellar Door: Burgundy 2015 vintage'

Behind the Cellar Door: Burgundy 2015 vintage

December is not the time to be strolling through the vineyards of the Côte d’Or but to be in the cellar, tasting the 2015 Burgundies that are soon to be released.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 13 January 2017

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