Tag: Southwold

Bordeaux 2016: out of the bottle

The 2016 vintage in Bordeaux was extraordinary – scoring a rare 10 out of 10 in our books. Here, Bordeaux Specialist Philip Moulin reports on an extensive tasting of the vintage – and whether the wines live up to their reputation Over 40 years ago, a group of buyers from leading UK wine merchants gathered […]

Bordeaux 2014: the Southwold tasting

Each year, Fine Wine Quality & Authentication Manager, Philip Moulin, joins The Southwold Tasting – a chance to sound out the best of the most recently bottled and shipped Bordeaux vintage. Here, he reports on his findings on the 2014s Every year in early February, a tasting group representing the core of the UK fine […]

Southwold on Thames: tasting Bordeaux 2013

Philip Moulin reports on an annual tasting of the newly bottled Bordeaux vintage, this year focused on 2013; a hard vintage, for both producers and consumers For the last three years I have been privileged to have taken part in what is arguably the most comprehensive annual tasting of fine wine in the UK – […]