Tag: En Primeur

Bordeaux 2014: Like no other

At the end of his third day in Bordeaux Jonathan White praises the quality of the 2014 vintage and its truly unusual character. I have mentioned in other posts about the weather during the growing season, but I wanted to emphasise just how extraordinary it was in Pauillac: records were broken for the wettest January and […]

Bordeaux 2014: A game-changer

Nicholas Pegna – Director of our South-East Asia office – discusses how the game has changed when it comes to Bordeaux en primeur; with 2014 providing a crossroads for both the system and the region. In the last 15 years of tasting Bordeaux en primeur, I have seen a great deal of change. In the early […]

Bordeaux 2014: The importance of an Indian Summer

Following his second day in the region, Jonathan White remarks upon the unlikely character of the 2014 Bordeaux vintage, a combination of freshness and fruit; the gift of an Indian Summer. Vintage variation is one of the fundamental reasons why many of us love wine and, indeed, the wines of Bordeaux. In an age where […]

Bordeaux 2014: The return of the king

Adam Bilbey, Sales Director for Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Hong Kong office, is confident the 2014 vintage could yet provide the impetus to reestablish Bordeaux’s reign of the Asian market. Despite British Airways’ valiant attempt to dampen my mood (by diverting my luggage by way of Brussels), I am in high spirits leading into the […]