Category: Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux 2018: our best-value buys

You needn’t spend a fortune to buy en primeur. Here, our Bordeaux Buyer Max Lalondrelle has chosen his five top-value wines of Bordeaux 2018

Essential ingredients: short rib

As Bordeaux’s most illustrious châteaux release their 2018 wines en primeur, our Head Chef Stewart Turner finds inspiration for a decadent beef dish, while Buyer Oliver Barton suggests the perfect pairing – an unusual and deliciously fresh style of Claret

Bordeaux 2018: vintage report

Safely returned from the region and with the first en primeur releases underway, Mark Pardoe MW provides a full report on Bordeaux’s 2018 vintage

Bordeaux 2018: an exceptional year

Our team spent its last day in Pessac-Léognan, the last commune to be tasted, and the final piece of the vintage’s puzzle. Our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW reflects on Bordeaux 2018 – a year that has proven to be truly exceptional