News » June 2016


Ch Palmer 2015 | £1080/6 IB | “incredible character and style… the new 1961” 99-100

The Chateau enjoyed almost perfect conditions during picking with superb phenolic ripeness; a trait of this appellation in 2015. The Merlot is magnificent, aromatic and beautifully ripe. The relatively high alcohol is balanced by the dense tannic structure. The wine...

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Ch Haut Bailly 2015 | £720 IB | “The Graves wine of the vintage” 97 points

In 2015 the top wines of Pessac-Léognan are undoubtedly among the most successful and exciting of the vintage. Chateau Haut-Bailly is always a Goedhuis favourite, but this year they have absolutely nailed it and taken this wine to new heights....

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Ch Lynch Bages 2015 | £890 IB | A total knock-out

This morning sees the highly anticipated release of a classic Pauillac favourite, Chateau Lynch Bages. They have produced a stunning wine in 2015 which is offered at a 10% discount to the current price of their 2010.

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Ch Pichon Baron 2015 | £995 | “A wine of total seduction”

The first release of what is certain to be a busy week for Bordeaux en primeur is second growth Ch Pichon Baron at £995 per 12 IB.

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Domaine de Chevalier Rouge & Blanc 2015 | A triumphant pair of Pessac-Leognans from the brilliant Olivier Bernard

A visit and lunch with Olivier Bernard is always a highlight of any Bordeaux trip, especially listening to his views on prices on the market in his role as President of the Union des Grand Crus. He is always sensible...

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