Cheval Blanc Among Bordeaux 2015 Standouts for The Wine Advocate

March 12, 2018

Bordeaux winemakers from Saint Emilion and Pomerol had a “near-perfect growing season” for the 2015 vintage now available physically, and Pessac-Leognan south of the city also enjoyed prime conditions, according to Lisa Perrotti-Brown, editor-in-chief of The Wine Advocate.

Vintners experienced optimum weather “particularly on the right bank” of the river Dordogne, while those in the northern Medoc benefited “less so” due to rain in late August and September that year, she said in a phone interview this month held jointly with The Wine Advocate founder Robert Parker.

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