Bordeaux 2022: St Julien

Having tasted at all the appellation’s key châteaux, our Bordeaux Buyers have a clear picture of St Julien in 2022. The best wines are “generous and enveloping”, says Mark Pardoe MW. Here, our Wine Director tells us more about the vintage and the estates to seek out in our Bordeaux 2022 En Primeur offer. St […]

Bordeaux 2022: Margaux

Our vintage reports now turn to the Médoc and the wines of Margaux – the biggest surprise of the year for our Buying team, says Mark Pardoe MW. Here, our Wine Director takes a look at the vintage and highlights the most successful wines. Margaux 2022 in a nutshell: the appellation which surprised us the […]

Bordeaux 2022: Pomerol

Next in our series of Bordeaux 2022 En Primeur vintage reports: Pomerol. Our team has visited each of the commune’s leading estates, meeting the winemakers and tasting from barrel. At its best, the appellation has achieved “a pleasing consistency”, says Mark Pardoe MW. Here, our Wine Director tells us more. Pomerol 2022 in a nutshell: […]

Bordeaux 2022: St Emilion

Our Buyers have just returned from Bordeaux, tasting hundreds of wines at the châteaux and getting to know the new vintage. In the first of a series, Mark Pardoe MW reports on the commune of St Emilion. St Emilion 2022 in a nutshell: there are a variety of styles, ranging from thrilling to simpler but […]