Tag: Bordeaux

What to drink in 2015: Bordeaux

In the first chapter of our series on which bottles to dust off for drinking in 2015, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave looks at the Bordeaux vintages coming into their own The 1995 and 1996 vintages seem to belong to a different era these days, with the 2000 vintage acting as a watershed in […]

Christmas Claret… and so forth

Philip Moulin is the Bordeaux buyer for Wine Club. In timely fashion, he elucidates on the finer points of that festive staple, Claret Over the years, I’ve had many people tell me (sometimes even those whom I trust) that red Bordeaux, or ‘Claret’ as we call it in Britain, is not necessarily the best thing […]

Left Bank versus Right Bank Bordeaux – Lunch & Learn 2

Spotting the difference between these two statesman like areas of Bordeaux doesn’t require MW-level knowledge (although it helps). We asked Anne McHale MW to give us a guide to telling your Left Bank from your Right. Bordeaux is a region known for its range of wine, but is particularly famous for its reds. These come […]

Let Batailley commence…

Somehow word had got out that, while in Bordeaux to taste 2013 from cask, a light lunch with a couple of older vintages of Ch. Batailley would go down very well with the Berry Bros. & Rudd team. Tom Cave, our Cellar Plan Manager, reports on how the Château’s vintages are developing. Our host, the ever […]