Bordeaux 2021: St Estèphe and final thoughts

Our team’s last day of En Primeur tastings takes them up and down Bordeaux’s Left Bank, from St Estèphe to Pessac-Léognan. After two weeks on the ground, Mark Pardoe MW reports on some highlights and shares his overall impression of the 2021 vintage. Our final day saw us tackle St Estèphe before heading south for […]

Bordeaux 2021: Margaux and Pauillac

Our team’s penultimate day tasting Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur takes them to some of the Left Bank’s top names. Here, Mark Pardoe MW reports on highlights from Margaux and Pauillac, where there have been some outstanding wines on show. The pieces of the 2021 jigsaw are starting to fall into place. Based on what we […]

Bordeaux 2021: St Julien and Pauillac

Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur tasting week continues apace. Today, our Wine Director, Mark Pardoe MW, reports on a day of tasting on the Left Bank, including highlights from St Julien and a first glimpse at Pauillac. Today’s visits saw the team begin to get to the heart of the 2021 vintage on the Left Bank. […]

Bordeaux 2021: Pessac-Léognan and more

The 2021 En Primeur tasting week is in full swing in Bordeaux. Next up for our team: a broad overview of samples from across the region and an in-depth look at the reds and dry whites of Pessac-Léognan. Here, our Wine Director, Mark Pardoe MW, rounds up the day’s highlights. On Tuesday morning the sun […]