Tag: Bordeaux 2017

Bordeaux 2017: our top picks

Our team returns from Bordeaux with their minds firmly made up on where their allegiances lie on quality. Here we ask Fine Wine Private Account Sales Manager Martyn Rolph to choose his top picks on what to be buying this year. Two Berry Bros. & Rudd groups travel to Bordeaux in April each year, allowing […]

Bordeaux 2017: in summary

Returned sated and satisfied, our 2017 Bordeaux buying visit closes in reflective mood. Will Lyons wraps up the week, in thought, and word, and in writing all of our soon-to-be-published tasting notes – in deed. In Bordeaux history is all around you. It was the Latin poet Ausonius who first recorded mention of wine production […]

Bordeaux 2017: drinking wine

As the week draws to a close, our team has reached the end of its 60 châteaux-tour and at Ch. Haut-Brion and Ch. Grand-Puy-Lacoste finds wines which prove that the 2017 vintage is perfect for drinking At Ch. La Mission Haut-Brion we taste in silence. The oak panelled tasting room, which sits high above a […]

Bordeaux 2017: vitality in Margaux

As the team arrive in Margaux, they find a poetic sense of finesse and vitality – wines that are beguiling and captivating, Ch. Margaux: “one of the best I can remember tasting from barrel” and therefore promising onwards memorable drinking. Will Lyons reports There is one Margaux property, just south of the village, down a […]