Tag: En Primeur

Bordeaux begins

Bordeaux 2010. Bordeaux zero-ten, or just Bordeaux ’10? We’re still not totally sure how to refer to it, but either way, there is no doubt that this latest vintage from France’s darling region will be an interesting one. Can it really be another ‘legendary’ vintage? Another once-in-a-lifetime year? We’ll have to get back to you […]

And so it begins…

After the hype and chaos that was Bordeaux 2009, it seems quite incredible to think that yet another great vintage may be on our doorstep. As my colleague Max writes in his blog, all the early indications are that this vintage is very special – but I will be heading down to Bordeaux on Sunday […]

2010, a good start to a new decade?

I have tasted only a few wines from 2010 so far and all have been in their infancy. It is therefore a bit too early to pass judgement, but the 2010 Bordeaux vintage is looking promising. 2009 was a great final chapter to what has been the most successful decade Bordeaux has ever seen, but […]

The St Emilion Renaissance?

Having been in business for over 300 years, BB&R has seen many trends come and go and we have always used this knowledge to make sure that we were reactive when we needed to be, but also that we remained trendsetters, rather than followers. In the early 80s St Emilion wines were on the verge […]