Bordeaux 2018: St Emilion’s success

Our team spent day two of their week tasting Bordeaux 2018 en primeur on the Right Bank, where St Emilion and Cabernet Franc’s renaissance stole the show

Bordeaux 2018: rich, ripe and absolutely fabulous

This week our team is out in Bordeaux, visiting the region’s most famous châteaux to taste the 2018 wines en primeur. Our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW reports on a day of tasting that has proven the vintage’s potential

Bordeaux 2018: promise and potential

Next week, our team will be touching down in Bordeaux to taste the new vintage en primeur. Our man-on-the-ground and Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW considers the challenges of the 2018 growing season, and his expectations for a week of tasting the fruit of this ripe vintage

How en primeur works

With our Rhône 2016 en primeur campaign starting next week, and Bordeaux 2017 just around the corner, we look at how en primeur in Bordeaux began – as originally published in Issue Two of our No.3 magazine It is important to stress that in Bordeaux, the en primeur concept has only ever really applied to the very […]