Category: Bordeaux Wine

White Claret: Bordeaux’s best kept secret

Bordeaux’s reds – great and glorious though they may be – steal all the headlines when it comes to the region’s wine. But, a classic blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc, its whites offer value and versatility; here Philip Moulin tells us why they deserve a place in your wine rack In the 1950s, hard […]

Bordeaux 2017: our top picks

Our team returns from Bordeaux with their minds firmly made up on where their allegiances lie on quality. Here we ask Fine Wine Private Account Sales Manager Martyn Rolph to choose his top picks on what to be buying this year. Two Berry Bros. & Rudd groups travel to Bordeaux in April each year, allowing […]

Bordeaux 2017: in summary

Returned sated and satisfied, our 2017 Bordeaux buying visit closes in reflective mood. Will Lyons wraps up the week, in thought, and word, and in writing all of our soon-to-be-published tasting notes – in deed. In Bordeaux history is all around you. It was the Latin poet Ausonius who first recorded mention of wine production […]

Bordeaux 2017: drinking wine

As the week draws to a close, our team has reached the end of its 60 châteaux-tour and at Ch. Haut-Brion and Ch. Grand-Puy-Lacoste finds wines which prove that the 2017 vintage is perfect for drinking At Ch. La Mission Haut-Brion we taste in silence. The oak panelled tasting room, which sits high above a […]