Bordeaux Hat Trick

Bordeaux Hat Trick

by Westgarth Wines 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

Spotlight on Tuscan Wines
Spotlight on Tuscan Wines

by Westgarth Wines December 07, 2021

Think Brunello, Chianti & the eponymous Super Tuscans

Continue Reading

375ml Bottles: Less is More
375ml Bottles: Less is More

by Westgarth Wines December 02, 2021

Big names in smaller bottles

Continue Reading

German Wine Labels: How to Understand Them
German Wine Labels: How to Understand Them

by Westgarth Wines November 30, 2021

Discover the key things before you open your next bottle

Continue Reading