Tag: Lafite

A Guide to Bordeaux’s Left Bank

The terms Left Bank and Right Bank refer the two parts of the Bordeaux wine region that lie on either side of the River Garonne and the huge Gironde estuary, into which the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne flow. These waters exert a significant influence on both the climate and the soil structures of each sub-region […]

My Favourite Wine – Gary Owen

Choosing my favourite wine was a much more difficult task than it first appeared, and not least as at Berrys we have the opportunity to taste some of the greatest wines in the world. After much deliberation, (and I really mean that!) I have returned to not one, but two wines which have shaped my personal interest, […]

A Pauillac Portfolio

Yesterday was our final full day of tasting and, although we still have a few producers in Pessac-Léognan to visit this morning, a much clearer picture has formed in our minds. Ending Wednesday evening with the sensational beauty of Latour (above) and beginning Thursday with the serious majesty of Lafite and Mouton, we were set for a day […]