Tag: Graves

On the pour: white Graves

This month in our London Shop’s wine-tasting machines we’re shining a light on Bordeaux. While you’ll find a host of reds, we’re championing one of the region’s superb and undervalued whites 2016 Château Langlet Blanc, Graves What is it? We love Claret as much as any other dedicated oenophile, but Bordeaux’s whites spend far too […]

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

Keep Carmes

Ch. les Carmes Haut-Brion – a relatively petite property by Bordeaux standards – is nestled in amongst the city’s sprawl. Here, Alexis Self visits the château and its unusual, almost inner-city vineyards

White Claret: Bordeaux’s best kept secret

Bordeaux’s reds – great and glorious though they may be – steal all the headlines when it comes to the region’s wine. But, a classic blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc, its whites offer value and versatility; here Philip Moulin tells us why they deserve a place in your wine rack In the 1950s, hard […]