Category: Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux 2019: in the rear-view mirror

In the wake of the Bordeaux 2019 En Primeur campaign, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW breaks down the vintage, offering a definitive guide to how each corner of the region fared in this outstanding year The Bordeaux En Primeur campaign for the 2019 vintage began surreptitiously as Europe cautiously emerged from Covid-19 lockdown, and […]

Bordeaux second wines explained

The name alone implies that they are lesser, but what’s the truth about second wines? And are they worth buying? Fine Wine Specialist Simon Herriot explains what second wines are – and why Bordeaux lovers should be taking them seriously When is a second wine not a second wine? When it is a second label, […]

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 2019: what the critics are saying

The world’s wine critics have had their say on Bordeaux 2019, most having spent weeks tasting samples couriered from the châteaux to their homes. Here’s our round-up of what they said – and the wines they rated most highly VINOUS – NEAL MARTIN Neal Martin’s report was among the last – but most anticipated – […]