Tag: Cheval Blanc

A Guide to Bordeaux’s Right Bank

The terms Left Bank and Right Bank refer to the two parts of the Bordeaux wine region that lie on either side of the River Garonne and the huge Gironde estuary, into which the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne flow. These waters exert a significant influence on both the climate and the soil structures of each sub-region […]

Record breakers

Today has been an excellent day in Bordeaux, not only because the weather has been better than anyone can remember during en primeur week, but also because of the quality of wines we have been tasting. The likes of Ch. Pichon-Lalande, Batailley, Lynch Bages, Ch. Branaire-Ducru (below) and Gruaud Larose are producing some classically elegant wines […]