Tag: Pauillac

A closer look: our 2019 Own Selection Pauillac

Our new Own Selection Pauillac comes from the state-of-the-art new winery at Château Lynch-Bages. The quality of the raw material is evident in the wine, says our Bordeaux Buyer Georgina Haacke. What is it? Our 2019 Own Selection Pauillac comes from our friends at Château Lynch-Bages. It benefits from the same techniques, technology and terroir […]

Bordeaux 2020: Pauillac

In this series, Mark Pardoe MW provides insight into how Bordeaux’s key communes fared in 2020. Here, our Wine Director looks at Pauillac, based on a conversation with Jean-Charles Cazes of Ch. Lynch-Bages, Ch. Haut-Batailley and Ch. Ormes de Pez in St Estèphe. At a glance: Pauillac in 2020 Hectares under vine: 1,213 Average yield: 37hla/ha […]

Let Batailley commence…

Somehow word had got out that, while in Bordeaux to taste 2013 from cask, a light lunch with a couple of older vintages of Ch. Batailley would go down very well with the Berry Bros. & Rudd team. Tom Cave, our Cellar Plan Manager, reports on how the Château’s vintages are developing. Our host, the ever […]

Bordeaux 2013: Pauillac’s highs and lows

Putting rumour and conjecture to one side, a clearer picture of the 2013 vintage is emerging for our buying team as they complete their third full day of tasting. Jonathan White reports. It was a day of both historic blends and record yields today, with Ch. Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande in particular achieving just […]