Category: Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux 2018: promise and potential

Next week, our team will be touching down in Bordeaux to taste the new vintage en primeur. Our man-on-the-ground and Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW considers the challenges of the 2018 growing season, and his expectations for a week of tasting the fruit of this ripe vintage

Tasting Bordeaux 2015 in bottle

After three days of intensive blind tasting – sampling 264 wines – Philip Moulin reports on how Bordeaux’s 2015s showed at this year’s Southwold Tasting

The Southwold Tasting: evaluating a vintage

Every year the wine trade’s leading Bordeaux experts meet to assess the most recent vintage to reach our shores in bottle: this year it was the turn of Bordeaux 2015. Philip Moulin explains how the Southwold Tasting works and why it matters

What to drink in 2019: Bordeaux

As 2019 stretches out ahead of us, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave offers the initial instalment of our ever-popular series on the vintages to crack open over the coming months, looking first at two decades’ worth of Claret