6 April

Bordeaux En Primeur 2014 – A Good Investment Opportunity?

As the dust settles from the 2014 en primeur campaign in Bordeaux last week, it is time to take stock. Based on the barrel tastings, the consensus view is that 2014 is shaping up to be an excellent year. Whilst maybe not a blockbuster that compares to 2005, 2009 or 2010, definitely a significant improvement […]

21 November

Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2010

Just voted into the top ten of Wine Spectator’s Top 100 of 2013. Definitely a wine worthy of this accolade but it is not an easy wine to find in the UK. If you happen to find some, its best years are ahead!

21 November

Château Lafon-Rochet 2009 – A Saint Estèphe Classic

On my journeys around the wine regions of Bordeaux last week, I visited the Château Lafon-Rochet estate in Saint Estèphe which can trace its origins back to the early 6th century. Saint Estèphe is the northernmost of the main communes of the Médoc and is famed for gravelly soil that helps to give its wine […]