Bordeaux's Most Seductive First Growth
Last week we were delighted to welcome Aurelian Valance, Commercial Director of Chateau Margaux to our offices for what was a quite brilliant tasting of what is Bordeaux’s most seductive first growth. We have long been fans of Ch. Margaux and have enjoyed an excellent relationship with the property for some years now. Yes: all the first growths are different, ...
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur: Critic Value Picks
Both Neal Martin and Jancis Robinson have published lists of their possible bargains for Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur. Buy wines that have been released and set alerts for those coming soon... With all the top critic scores published for En Primeur 2015, we now await the releases from Bordeaux's big guns. In the meantime, as many of the critics predicted, ...
A Whistlestop Tour of Bordeaux
The spiritual home of fine wine, packed full of household names that have become bywords for luxury and quality, Bordeaux is where many begin their collections. Below is a brief snapshot of the appellations of the region, the big names, some under-the-radar gems and what it is that makes them all so special. Pauillac – Classic, Quintessential Claret Home ...
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur: Pre-Vinexpo Update
As the Bordelais have shipped out for Vinexpo Hong Kong, we round up what has happened in the En Primeur campaign at FINE+RARE so far... Top Releases So Far By this time last year, many of the big names had already come out. However, as predicted, this year they appear to be holding off until after Vinexpo. The speed at ...
Preview of 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne
The newest release of the Taittinger Comtes de Champagne is nearly upon us and it looks like being a monumental wine. Already rated a 97+ points by Galloni, it's hotly anticipated so look out for our offer early next week. In the meantime, here’s a brief history of this glorious label as well as a link to our extensive listings ...
Cotes de Bordeaux Castillon
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