Tag: vintage report

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 […]

Burgundy 2018: vintage report

In January we’ll be launching our offering of Burgundy 2018 En Primeur. Having spent several weeks tasting the vintage and talking to growers, our Burgundy Buyer Adam Bruntlett provides a full run-down of the 2018 growing season in the Côte d’Or This is one of the rare vintages that offers both quality and quantity. On […]