Fine Wine

Bordeaux 2019 by appellation: Saint-Estèphe

Much of the early talk about Bordeaux 2019 suggested that, rather like 2014, this was going to turn out to be a northern Medoc vintage. Expectations for Saint-Estèphe were then particularly high, writes

Bordeaux 2019 by appellation: Saint-Julien

The only appellation that can possibly compete with Pauillac in terms of qualitative homogeneity in 2019 is Saint-Julien. Indeed, it might just have the edge, writes Colin Hay

Large format DRC tops Christie’s sale

The latest Hong Kong sale by auctioneer Christie's ended on 12 July with sales totaling HK$42,076,250, including a Jeroboam of DRC Romanée-Conti 1990, which sold for HK$1.25 million. 

Bordeaux 2019 by appellation: Pauillac

Pauillac in 2019 is fantastic and for such a large appellation it is remarkably homogenous in quality. That homogeneity does not in any sense mask the considerable range of stylistic diversity – if anything it accentuates it, writes Colin Hay.

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