Category: Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux 2019: prospects and potential

Ahead of Bordeaux 2019 En Primeur, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW lays out what to expect from the wines The runes for the 2019 vintage are very promising. The top line is that the region has produced a fine quality crop in good quantity, with high levels of ripeness and a more evident freshness […]

Bordeaux 2016: out of the bottle

The 2016 vintage in Bordeaux was extraordinary – scoring a rare 10 out of 10 in our books. Here, Bordeaux Specialist Philip Moulin reports on an extensive tasting of the vintage – and whether the wines live up to their reputation Over 40 years ago, a group of buyers from leading UK wine merchants gathered […]

What to drink in 2020: Bordeaux

As 2020 lies before us, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave provides the first instalment of our annual series on the vintages to uncork this year. He reports on how the past two decades of reds from Bordeaux are drinking At last, with 2020, we have a year that trips off the tongue. Let’s hope […]

On the pour: white Graves

This month in our London Shop’s wine-tasting machines we’re shining a light on Bordeaux. While you’ll find a host of reds, we’re championing one of the region’s superb and undervalued whites 2016 Château Langlet Blanc, Graves What is it? We love Claret as much as any other dedicated oenophile, but Bordeaux’s whites spend far too […]