Category: Bordeaux Wine

Introducing Luke Edward Hall

Luke Edward Hall, the 20-something designer and illustrator, is the man behind our latest Good Ordinary Claret label. Here, Emily Miles talks to him about the collaboration, his influences and where he’s headed next As Luke Edward Hall pads around his Camden flat in stocking-clad feet, shuffling through stacks of paper to show me his […]

What makes a great vintage?

The 2015 vintage has been praised far and wide – producing remarkable wines from Germany to Burgundy, but what has made it a good year? What makes any vintage better than another? In an extract from our introductory book, Exploring & Tasting Wine, Mark Pardoe MW explains Sometimes Bordeaux is even busier than usual for […]

Liquid history: 1945 Ch. Léoville Barton

We are surrounded by our vinous past at No.3, from the still-unopened bottles that lie in our cellars to a handful of rather special empty ones which have been preserved. One such is a 1945 Ch. Léoville Barton. Here Anthony Barton, the Irish-born, octogenarian owner of the illustrious château, tells us something of this extraordinary […]

What to drink in 2017: red Bordeaux

As 2017 lies ahead of us, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave offers an update on Bordeaux vintages – advising on which you should be eagerly uncorking, and which should be left to rest a little longer The 2000s have upped their pace and continue to drink very well, there‘s some real pleasure to be […]