Tag: 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

Bordeaux 2018: a winemaker’s vintage

As our team’s penultimate day of tasting Bordeaux 2018 en primeur draws to a close, Mark Pardoe MW reports on the excellent St Estèphe 2018s, explaining that this is a vintage determined by decisions made in the winery

Bordeaux 2018: defining factors on the Left Bank

On day three of tasting Bordeaux 2018 en primeur, our team is back on the Left Bank. Mark Pardoe MW reveals some of the key elements that define the vintage