Bordeaux 2020 En-Primeur a good vintage for gorgeous Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2020

Bordeaux 2020 is a modern vintage. There were short periods of drought, excessive heat, thunderstorms, a bit of hail. Past vintages would be summed up by one of those traits, not having all of them in small patches. The wines from Bordeaux 2020 are good; some are spectacular. It would be fair to say that … Read more

A Taste Of Cabernet Sauvignon

A Taste Of Cabernet

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the noble varieties. It grows in many wine places around the world and people know it, and can for the most part pronounce it. I’ll refer to it as Cabernet for this article. But briefly I’ll acknowledge his father vine; Cabernet Franc, and that Cabernet Sauvignon has surpassed it in … Read more

For Your Cellar – Bordeaux 2016 En Primeur

Bordeaux En-Primeur 2016

It is my favourite time of the year. Since Bordeaux En-Primeur is a fairly antiquated idea, every year I wonder if its time has come. But for my 15th En-Primeur campaign I do still get a tingle of excitement. Especially because I believe 2016 will offer something special. Why? I’ve been lucky enough to drink great … Read more