Tag: Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2019: a vintage in limbo

This week our team would normally be out in Bordeaux, tasting the 2019 vintage from barrel and sharing daily reports on the wines. But, with the global Coronavirus pandemic, En Primeur is on hold. So what does that mean – for the wines, the region and the trade? This week I was meant to be […]

Bordeaux 2010 revisited

When we first released Bordeaux 2010, the headline read “The Best Yet?”. After a recent tasting of the vintage in bottle, Bordeaux Specialist Philip Moulin considers where this lauded year lies in the pantheon of great Bordeaux vintages The opportunity to taste all of the top wines from one of the great Bordeaux vintages is […]

Bordeaux 2019: prospects and potential

Later this month our team will be heading to Bordeaux for their first taste of the 2019 vintage En Primeur. Here our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW lays out what to expect from the wines The runes for the 2019 vintage are very promising. The top line is that the region has produced a fine […]

Bordeaux 2016: out of the bottle

The 2016 vintage in Bordeaux was extraordinary – scoring a rare 10 out of 10 in our books. Here, Bordeaux Specialist Philip Moulin reports on an extensive tasting of the vintage – and whether the wines live up to their reputation Over 40 years ago, a group of buyers from leading UK wine merchants gathered […]