Bordeaux 2020: five to watch

With so many châteaux making their best-ever wines today, it can be hard to know where to start. Max Lalondrelle, our Bordeaux Buyer, highlights five estates that should be on your radar when considering the 2020 vintage. Ch. La Gaffelière St Emilion | Premier Grand Cru Classé B “In the face of global warming and […]

Bordeaux 2019: our favourites

With the last of Bordeaux’s 2019s released, our Bordeaux Director Max Lalondrelle looks back on the campaign and picks his favourite wines from a vintage that defied the odds With the last releases now firmly behind us, it is a good time for us to reflect on what has been an amazing En Primeur season. […]

Bordeaux 2018: our best-value buys

You needn’t spend a fortune to buy en primeur. Here, our Bordeaux Buyer Max Lalondrelle has chosen his five top-value wines of Bordeaux 2018

Bordeaux 2017: a first glance

With all eyes on Bordeaux as the next en primeur vintage gears up for release, Fine Wine Buying Director and Bordeaux Buyer Max Lalondrelle reports on how things are currently looking for 2017 As a Frenchman living in the U.K now for 24 years, I am used to how much the British love to talk […]