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

 

 

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ATTENTION! I'm well in the process of tasting 2018 vintage in the bottle from Bordeaux sent to my Copenhagen home. I expect to taste in all close to 500 wines. As I still am receiving samples for tasting, a full report on the vintage is scheduled to be published mid-/ultimo March 2021. However, TNs and comments concerning already tasted wines are available on my website. Check out chapter "2018 IN BOTTLE" in "VINTAGES".

2020 vintage in Bordeaux looks like it'll follow the trend of excellent vintages as f.i. 2016 and 2018/9. However, I don't plan to travel to Bordeaux in April 2021 for primeurs because of coronavirus, so I expect instead to get barrel samples sent to my home in Copenhagen.

TNs/ratings on 2019 Bordeaux barrel samples - see "Vintages" chapter. I received 325 samples sent from classified/non-classified properties, which I tasted during the summer of 2020.

A new feature is the Burgundy blog in the News chapter. Tasting notes from tastings and tasting dinners attended since November 2018.

In addition to my website, I do also post tasting notes to www.tastingbook.com where I've 7.000+ followers and 2.200+ TNs by ultimo February 2021.