Category: Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux 2018: a winemaker’s vintage

As our team’s penultimate day of tasting Bordeaux 2018 en primeur draws to a close, Mark Pardoe MW reports on the excellent St Estèphe 2018s, explaining that this is a vintage determined by decisions made in the winery

Bordeaux 2018: defining factors on the Left Bank

On day three of tasting Bordeaux 2018 en primeur, our team is back on the Left Bank. Mark Pardoe MW reveals some of the key elements that define the vintage

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