Tag: En Primeur

Burgundy 2017: first impressions

This week a large swathe of our Fine Wine team has swapped their desks for the cellars and vineyards of the Côte d’Or to taste the 2017 vintage: here Martyn Rolph reports on the first day of action and the team’s initial thoughts on the vintage

Bordeaux 2017: our top picks

Our team returns from Bordeaux with their minds firmly made up on where their allegiances lie on quality. Here we ask Fine Wine Private Account Sales Manager Martyn Rolph to choose his top picks on what to be buying this year. Two Berry Bros. & Rudd groups travel to Bordeaux in April each year, allowing […]

Bordeaux 2017: in summary

Returned sated and satisfied, our 2017 Bordeaux buying visit closes in reflective mood. Will Lyons wraps up the week, in thought, and word, and in writing all of our soon-to-be-published tasting notes – in deed. In Bordeaux history is all around you. It was the Latin poet Ausonius who first recorded mention of wine production […]

Bordeaux 2017: vitality in Margaux

As the team arrive in Margaux, they find a poetic sense of finesse and vitality – wines that are beguiling and captivating, Ch. Margaux: “one of the best I can remember tasting from barrel” and therefore promising onwards memorable drinking. Will Lyons reports There is one Margaux property, just south of the village, down a […]