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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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View full post titled - 'Pinot Noir Tasting Session One'

Pinot Noir Tasting Session One

Good things can take time and this was for sure worth waiting for. I met Fritz Becker four years ago and it was a great discovery for me. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 29 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Penfolds Bin Collection Tasting'

Penfolds Bin Collection Tasting

Penfolds brand is known for its Bin Selection which confuses people in the most wonderful way. I must confess, as a sommelier many times people ask me what I think about these wines and I tell them I have no clue.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 18 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Seminar Tasting Notes'

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Seminar Tasting Notes

Global Partnership of Family Offices - Private Office Club - On Thursday 8th September Cult Wines was proud to have been cordially invited by the Global Partnership of Family Offices to present at their exclusive Private Office Club meeting at 20 Grosvenor Street in Mayfair.

Posted by Cult Wines on 27 September 2016

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View full post titled - 'Domaine Dujac - Tasting Report'

Domaine Dujac - Tasting Report

Domaine Dujac was established back in 1968 when Jacques Seysses  acquired Domaine Marcel Graillet and its 4.5 hectares in Morey-St-Denis. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 27 July 2016

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View full post titled - '2000 vs 2005 Bordeaux'

2000 vs 2005 Bordeaux

It’s fascinating to try two stellar vintages in one evening, more so if the company is good and both wines are from the same producer. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 07 June 2016

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View full post titled - 'Three decades of Cos d'Estournel'

Three decades of Cos d'Estournel

It’s fascinating how the wines of Bordeaux mature and evolve for the better, and we were very lucky to experience this journey firsthand on a Wednesday in mid-May with Dimitri Augenblick, development director of Chateau Cos d’Estournels and well-known ‘best-dressed man in Bordeaux’.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 26 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Lunch with Domaine Delon'

Lunch with Domaine Delon

We were very fortunate to be invited for lunch at Chateau Las Cases while in Bordeaux sampling the 2015 vintage. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 17 May 2016

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