2018 Bordeaux is the result of two growing seasons, the first with drenching rains, followed by warm, sunny and extremely dry conditions. This diametrically opposed pair of weather patterns resulted in some of the best wines ever produced in Bordeaux!
The 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape is a strong contender for the best vintage the appellation has ever produced! The wines are extraordinary. They are elegant, complex, fresh, sensuous and richly textured, with great purity of fruit. These wines belong in your cellar!
2017 Bordeaux is going to be remembered for the devastating frost. But frost determines the quantity, not the quality. You need to taste the wines to know what they are like and we tasted the best 500 wines for you.
2017 is another strong vintage of the delicious, sweet white wines of Bordeaux. Better in Sauternes than Barsac, and better than many of the red wines from the vintage, there are several strong wines worth looking at.
Bordeaux is 90% red wine. Of course that is what Bordeaux is famous for. But the dry white Bordeaux wines with their crisp fruits and blazing acidity steals the show.
It’s ironic that Bordeaux is often most famous as a region for the best, and often expensive wines. But as you should already know, what Bordeaux does best is produce millions of cases of well priced, value wines and petit chateau.