Tag: Bordeaux

Château Angludet: revival and resilience

It’s 60 years since the Sichel family bought Château Angludet. Ahead of the launch of our new Own Selection Margaux, we speak to Charles Sichel about revival at the estate, and its characteristic resilience.  The Sichel family set up in Bordeaux in 1883. Initially an outpost of their UK business, Maison Sichel would soon become a major négociant on the […]

A closer look: our 2019 Own Selection Pauillac

Our new Own Selection Pauillac comes from the state-of-the-art new winery at Château Lynch-Bages. The quality of the raw material is evident in the wine, says our Bordeaux Buyer Georgina Haacke. What is it? Our 2019 Own Selection Pauillac comes from our friends at Château Lynch-Bages. It benefits from the same techniques, technology and terroir […]

Bordeaux: David vs Goliath

The number of individual châteaux in Bordeaux is dwindling. Here, Charlie Geoghegan looks at how the Classified Growths are impacting vineyard consolidation – and speaks to some of the smaller producers operating outside the classifications.

La Place de Bordeaux (and beyond)

The négociants of Bordeaux have got selling wine globally down to a fine art. So it’s little wonder that so many prestigious wines from outside Bordeaux are now sold this way. Here’s what you need to know ahead of the upcoming September release of top wines from California, Tuscany, Chile and beyond. “La Place de […]