Tag: Médoc

Bordeaux 2016: uniquely drinkable

On the penultimate day of our team’s trip tasting Bordeaux 2016 en primeur, Will Lyons journeys along the fabled D2 through the Médoc, finding a Cabernet vintage that is uniquely terroir-driven There are few roads that can lay claim to being the most exciting on the wine route. The Silverado trail in Napa perhaps, the Route […]

Imagine a world without Lafite…

Demetri Walters MW looks back to the days when Bordeaux’s Left Bank, home to some of the world’s finest wines, was no more than a murky swamp and ponders the road not taken: if the Dutch hadn’t drained the Médoc, revealing its now celebrated soils, what would we be selling and drinking today? It is […]