Posts Tagged ‘Moueix’

Moueix compared to Stéphane Derenoncourt / Nicolas Thienpont

A STUDY IN CONTRASTS Here we have two rather different styles from Right Bank Bordeaux, dominated by the Merlot grape. Compared to Moueix, I get more heat, noticeable extraction and/or dryness from Nicolas Thienpont and Stéphane Derenoncourt, but they are talented in their style of making wine – no doubt about that.  It has been […]

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Marvelous Moueix: many fine barrel samples of 2012 Bordeaux

Among the very best barrel samples of 2012 Bordeaux Tasting the wines of Moueix in Libourne on Tuesday 9 April. They included some wines from Saint Emilion, which I list here – and not on my Saint Emilion page. What a treat it was to taste with wine critic John Gilman, who is as jovial […]

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