News » Wine Reviews


Tasting Bordeaux 2018 | St Estephe, Pauillac & St Julien

We start the week of tasting with a trio of visits to Calon Ségur, Montrose & Cos d’Estournel. These have been covered well in a previous blog during our first week of tasting Bordeaux 2018 and were all showing very well this...

Read More +

Tasting Bordeaux 2018 | Day 4 | Graves & Pessac Léognan

Predictably Bordeaux cross town traffic did for our punctual start on day four but the time allowed musings on whether it would be Haut Brion or La Mission that took the laurels this year. A question made all the more...

Read More +

Tasting Bordeaux 2018 | Day 3 | The Right Bank

There’s genuine excitement surrounding St Emilion and Pomerol this year. To get to this though, nothing was plain sailing. A very wet spring resulting in an attack of mildew during flowering caused many a headache. Thankfully the incredible uninterrupted period...

Read More +

Tasting Bordeaux 2018 | Day 1

First day of Bordeaux En Primeur 2018 and the collective impression was one of intrigue for this vintage.  We had heard early hype from the global media and various posts on social media so our interest was certainly piqued for...

Read More +

“The DBS”: Bordeaux 2016 in bottle

I have just read (twice) quite the most thrilling endorsement of a Bordeaux vintage I have ever had the pleasure of reading. This is an article that made me genuinely excited, brilliantly written by Neal Martin of

Read More +