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Critical Opinion

July 18, 2008

Parker’s Asian 100 pointers…

As we mentioned in a previous post, Robert Parker recently completed a tour of Asia, visiting Japan, Korea and China. For…

July 16, 2008

Jancis on Lafite

Jancis Robinson MW has written an interesting article in which she discusses the reasons behind the phenomenal success of Lafite Rothschild in…

June 26, 2008

Parker and ’06 Bordeaux

For those looking forward to an update from Robert Parker on the Bordeaux 2006 vintage, the latest news is that…

May 9, 2008

What about the 2006s?

With 2007 Bordeaux looking like a bit of damp squib (in every sense) and the price of the better 2005…

May 8, 2008

Parker: 2005 versus 2000

The dust has settled, the early deals have been done and it is perhaps time to fully digest the Robert…

May 2, 2008

Parker on ’05 and ’07

Robert Parker released his final in-bottle scores for the 2005 vintage today along with his barrel-tasting of the 2007 vintage…

April 29, 2008

It’s all gone quiet…

The last week has been one of relative quiet on the fine wine markets. Perhaps the fine wine trade has…

April 25, 2008

Neal gets high on 2007

Neal Martin's full 2007 Bordeaux scores have been released, with arguably the highest ratings from any major critic of the…

April 17, 2008

Jancis’s top ’07s

Jancis Robinson MW has released her full scores and commentary on the Bordeaux 2007 vintage. Her overall thoughts on the…

April 17, 2008

…and then there were nine

The number of perfect-scored 2005 Bordeaux increased from eight to nine today, following the release of the Wine Spectator score…