Tag: claret

Essential ingredients: short rib

As Bordeaux’s most illustrious châteaux release their 2018 wines en primeur, our Head Chef Stewart Turner finds inspiration for a decadent beef dish, while Buyer Oliver Barton suggests the perfect pairing – an unusual and deliciously fresh style of Claret

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

Tasting Bordeaux 2015 in bottle

After three days of intensive blind tasting – sampling 264 wines – Philip Moulin reports on how Bordeaux’s 2015s showed at this year’s Southwold Tasting

The Southwold Tasting: evaluating a vintage

Every year the wine trade’s leading Bordeaux experts meet to assess the most recent vintage to reach our shores in bottle: this year it was the turn of Bordeaux 2015. Philip Moulin explains how the Southwold Tasting works and why it matters