Bordeaux 2020: Margaux

In this series, Mark Pardoe MW provides insight into how Bordeaux’s key communes fared in 2020. Here, our Wine Director looks at Margaux, based on a conversation with Alexander Van Beek of Ch. Giscours. At a glance: Margaux in 2020 Hectares under vine: 1,500 Average yield: 36hl/ha in 2020 (49hl/ha in ’19); down 26% Significant […]

Bordeaux 2020: Pomerol

In this series, Mark Pardoe MW provides insight into how Bordeaux’s key communes fared in 2020. Here, our Wine Director looks at Pomerol, based on a conversation with Fiona Morrison MW of Le Pin. At a glance: Pomerol in 2020 Hectares under vine: 800 Average yield: 40hl/ha in 2020 (43hl/ha in ’19); down 7% Significant […]

Bordeaux 2020: St Julien

In this series, Mark Pardoe MW provides insight into how Bordeaux’s key communes fared in 2020. Here, our Wine Director looks at St Julien, based on a conversation with Jean-Michel Laporte of Ch. Talbot. At a glance: St Julien in 2020 Hectares under vine: 910 Average yield: 34hl/ha in 2020 (46hl/h in ’19); down 26% […]

Bordeaux 2020: St Estèphe

In this series, Mark Pardoe MW provides insight into how Bordeaux’s key communes fared in 2020. Here, our Wine Director looks at St Estèphe, based on a conversation with Lorraine Watrin of Ch. Montrose. At a glance: St Estèphe in 2020 Hectares under vine: 1,250 Average yield: 41hl/ha in 2020 (50hl/ha in ’19); down 18% […]