Bordeaux Hat Trick

March 06, 2019

The reports on Bordeaux’s 2016 vintage are stellar, as were the previous two vintages. How does it differ? The winemakers describe it as being quintessentially Bordeaux and superbly balanced. 2015 may have been a slightly riper year, but if you want to buy fine wine with excellent weight ballasted with acid and freshness, 2016 may be your year. Reports from both everywhere in the Bordelaise from Pomerol to Pauillac are positive. In Sauternes, the 2016 botrytized wines are being spoken of as having excellent freshness. It looks like as long as you are dealing with 2016, you can have it all.

Related Link: 2016: Bordeaux's Three-peat Triumph





Also in News

Top Riesling
Top Riesling

July 18, 2019

The most expensive wines made of the Riesling grape happen to be the same wines that populate a list of Germany’s most pricy offerings. Within the list, the Mosel has a stranglehold on the market with 6 of the 10 wines named being from there. Egon Müller takes top honors.

Continue Reading

Wine For The Planet
Wine For The Planet

July 16, 2019

Making wine can use a great deal of energy. Everything from making the bottles to transporting grapes can take a toll on the environment. Many winemakers are now making changes in farming and production to reduce their footprint. International Wineries Against Climate Change was created by Familia Torres and Jackson Family Wines to promote best practices.

Continue Reading

Fortified Strength
Fortified Strength

July 11, 2019

Although some would argue that there is declining interest in fortified wine, the top producers are still producing gems and not shying away from putting hefty price tags on them.

Continue Reading