Tag: vintage report

Burgundy 2019 vintage report

Adam Bruntlett, our Burgundy Buyer, explains all you need to know about the Burgundy 2019 vintage. With wines that combine concentration and freshness, this is a year to buy with confidence. Before the language of lockdowns and pandemics entered common parlance, the Burgundians were dealing with another unfamiliar phenomenon: a 2019 vintage with previously unseen […]

Barolo 2016 and Barbaresco 2017

As our offer of the new vintages from Piedmont – Barolo 2016 and Barbaresco 2017 – goes live, our Buyer Matt Smith introduces these two very different years and the remarkable wines they produced This year’s Piedmont offer presents a fascinating voyage through the villages of the Langhe hills, focusing on two of Italy’s most […]

Bordeaux 2019: prospects and potential

Ahead of Bordeaux 2019 En Primeur, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW lays out what to expect from the wines The runes for the 2019 vintage are very promising. The top line is that the region has produced a fine quality crop in good quantity, with high levels of ripeness and a more evident freshness […]

Rhône 2018: rich, ripe and remarkable

As we launch our offering of Rhône 2018 En Primeur, our Buyer Fiona Hayes introduces the vintage – an impressive year, but one that put producers’ talents to the test Over the past few years the Rhône Valley has had a rollercoaster of climatic conditions to contend with. Weather extremes are making it impossible for […]