2016 Bordeaux

2016 Bordeaux – Malartic Lagravière, ‘you cannot wait to take another sip’ Neal Martin (94-96)

By on 02/06/2017

MALARTIC LAGRAVIÈRE  is out at £246 per 6 bottles IB. We were really impressed by this fine, high-toned and very classy Pessac. Neal Martin gave it 94-96/100 and described it as a 'pixelated Pessac-Léognan that exudes style and panache.

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2016 Bordeaux – Malescot Saint Exupéry, Lagrange, Calon-Ségur and more…

By on 31/05/2017

MALESCOT SAINT EXUPÉRY   has been released at £252 per 6 bottles IB. We were all really impressed by this - it was clearly one of the stand-out wines from Margaux in 2016. Neal Martin gave it 94-96/100 and called it 'sensual and voluptuous' but with great delineation and precision on the finish.

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2016 Bordeaux: Haut Brion, ‘utterly gorgeous with a hand-in-glove power’ Anson

By on 30/05/2017

After the bank holiday lull, a very exciting morning in Bordeaux today. We have the release of the Domaine Clarence Dillon wines - most notably HAUT BRION and LA MISSION HAUT BRION - as well as LARCIS DUCASSE and RÉSERVE DE LA COMTESSE. HAUT BRION is out at £2,490 per 6 bottles IB.

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2016 Bordeaux: Grand Mayne, Carbonnieux, Gazin, Trottevieille

By on 24/05/2017

While Lynch Bages (now sold out) was obviously the big news of yesterday, several other releases are more than worthy of mention. 2016 CHÂTEAU GRAND MAYNE  at £360 per dozen was not only given a terrific note by Neal Martin (94-96), but was also mentioned in his introduction to the vintage: 'I was deeply impressed by Grand-Mayne this year.

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