Tag: red Bordeaux

What to drink in 2020: Bordeaux

As 2020 lies before us, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave provides the first instalment of our annual series on the vintages to uncork this year. He reports on how the past two decades of reds from Bordeaux are drinking At last, with 2020, we have a year that trips off the tongue. Let’s hope […]

The comfort of Claret

There are few things more reassuring – or quintessentially British – than Claret. Philip Moulin – a man more devoted to Bordeaux than most – argues that the region’s wines are peerless companions for a Christmas feast Over the years, I’ve had many people tell me (sometimes even those whom I trust) that red Bordeaux, […]

Bordeaux 2016: elegant, ethereal and outstanding

The 2016 vintage in Bordeaux is unique – offering wines that are both age-worthy and accessible. Peter Newton from our Fine Wine team looks at how the wines from this pivotal vintage are drinking now

Essential ingredients: short rib

As Bordeaux’s most illustrious châteaux release their 2018 wines en primeur, our Head Chef Stewart Turner finds inspiration for a decadent beef dish, while Buyer Oliver Barton suggests the perfect pairing – an unusual and deliciously fresh style of Claret