2014 Chateauneuf du Pape is a delicious, forward, fresh, early drinking vintage with good character and charm. Enjoy these wines while waiting for the more powerful, rich 2015 wines to come around.
Author Jeff Leve
Leoville Poyferre has been on a roll since Didier Cuvelier took over in 1979. Think about it. 1982, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015 have all been great wines!
As Chateau Giscours ages and develops, the wine not only takes on additional nuances and complexities, but more importantly from a tactile sensation, the wine fleshes out, developing silky tannins.
Araujo Estate Wines will now be sold under the name of Eisele Vineyard, giving more recognition to the site.
2015 Bordeaux will become famous for the numerous, stunning, opulent Pomerol and St. Emilion wines produced. Several great wines were also produced in the Left Bank, but 2015 will become famous for the Merlot and Cabernet Franc wines from the clay and limestone terroirs.
For the past 3 decades, Pichon Baron has been a remarkably consistent chateau, producing some of the best, Cabernet Sauvignon based wines in the Medoc!
2015 white Bordeaux wines are worth looking into for their unique combination of fresh acidities, lush textures, concentration and sweet, ripe, crisp, yellow fruits.