Category: Bordeaux Wine

A closer look: our 2018 Own Selection St Estèphe

The new 2018 vintage of our Own Selection St Estèphe comes from a top winemaking team and a privileged terroir. Bordeaux Buyer Georgina Haacke tells us what we need to know. What is it? Our 2018 Own Selection St Estèphe comes from Château Tronquoy-Lalande, a 30-hectare estate in the centre of the St Estèphe appellation. […]

Drinking Well Episode 1: Bordeaux

Introducing Drinking Well, the podcast designed to help you enjoy and shape your wine collection. In our first series, you’ll hear from our expert Buyers and Account Managers as they discuss which vintages to withdraw from your cellar this year. We also explore the most exciting developments in key fine wine regions, as well as […]

Château Grand Mayne: “palpable energy”

At Château Grand Mayne in St Emilion, the Nony family are making wines that speak of the vineyard rather than the winery. We look at how they got here – and where they’re going. At 42 years old, Jean-Antoine Nony isn’t sure if he qualifies as part of Bordeaux’s “new generation”. But he’s been around […]

What to drink in 2022: Bordeaux

Whether your pleasure lies within opening a bottle of wine that is truly at its peak or discovering exciting bottles, we’ve asked our experts which wines we can expect great things from in 2022.  Bordeaux enjoys a reputation as the home of age-worthy, complex wine. Claret is famed for its ability to gain complexity from bottle-ageing, but the region’s rich whites are […]