Vinexpo 2019

Vinexpo 2019 in Bordeaux - 12th to 17th May 2019

 

I experienced a very eventful 5 days in Bordeaux during Vinexpo in May 2019

On Sunday the 12th May, I went to Vinexpo Gala Dinner at beautiful Chateau Soutard organized by ......... 

Next day, Monday the 13th, I participated in beautifullly organized dinner at Chateau d'Yquem for the international press. It was a quite intimate one, only 400 people were there, including owner of Yquem and Cheval Blanc and new mayor of Bordeaux

 

 

Latest news

2019 HARVEST IN BORDEAUX IS GOING ON WELL - POSSIBLY GREAT VINTAGE IN SIGHT YET AGAIN!! PLEASE READ NEWS IN HARVEST CHAPTER!

FULL 2018 BORDEAUX REPORT WITH TNS AND RATINGS ON 395 BARREL SAMPLES TASTED DURING PRIMEUR IN MARCH/APRIL 2019 AND 50+ WINES FROM OTHER VINTAGES TASTED/RATED. ALL CHATEAUX PROFILES HAVE BEEN UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL TNS/RATINGS OBTAINED DURING VINEXPO IN MAY 2019 AND BEYERMAN TASTING IN SEPTEMBER 2019 (COPENHAGEN).

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NEW ADDITION TO MY WEBSITE IS BURGUNDY BLOG IN NEWS CHAPTER.  MOST RECENT ADDITION IN PROFILES IS CHATEAU AUSONE. PLANNED PROFILE ADDITIONS IN REMAINING MONTHS OF 2019 ARE LEOVILLE BARTON AND PHELAN SEGUR. 

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REPORT ON AN OUTRAGEOUS TASTING OF 21 BORDEAUX WINES FROM VINTAGE 1918 - READ IT HERE (BOTTOM OF THE PAGE).

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I'M CONTINOUSLY ADDING MY TNS AT TASTINGBOOK.COM, WHERE I'VE APP. 3900+ FOLLOWERS AND HAVE PUBLISHED APP. 1750+ TASTING NOTES BY MID-OCTOBER 2019.

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HERE ARE MY TOP TEN WINES TASTED IN 2018

1. Lafite Rothschild 1908             99p

2. Tertre Roteboeuf 2016             99p

3. Leoville Las Cases 2015           98-99p

4. Pichon Comtesse 2016            98-99p

5. Trotanoy 2016                            98-99p

6. Haut Bailly 2016                       98p

7. Belair Monange 2016               98p

8. Les Carmes Haut Brion 2016  97p

9. Pontet Canet 2016                       97p

10. Calon Segur 1918                    96p