Tag: Bordeaux

Sir Lunchalot: what is en primeur?

Our Agony Uncle is back from a particularly long lunch. In his latest missive, he comes to the rescue of a dinner party guest finding himself lost when talk turns to “en primeur”

Bordeaux 2018: what the critics are saying

The world’s foremost wine critics have now all published their reports on Bordeaux 2018. If you’re short on time, here’s a summary of what they are saying about the region’s new vintage en primeur

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