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

2020 vintage in Bordeaux looks like it will follow the trend of excellent vintages. We will know more in December/January, after malolactic fermentation is finished.

TNs/ratings on 2019 Bordeaux barrel samples - see "Vintages" chapter. 325 samples were tasted (by primo July 2020) from classified and non-classified properties

All chateau profiles are up to date (October 2020) with recently collected tasting notes/ratings

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

New! Tasting of 1945 vintage from Bordeaux + extras - Vertical & Horizontal tastings chapter

I contribute with tasting notes to www.tastingbook.com. 5.400+ followers and 2.200+ TNs by primo October 2020

My top ten wines tasted in 2019

1. Lafite Rothschild 2016                                  100p

2. Cheval Blanc 2000                                         100p

3. Cheval Blanc 2009                                          99p

4. Lafleur 2016                                                   99p

5. Lafleur 2015                                                   98p

6. Pichon Baron 2010                                          98p

7. Pichon Comtesse 2017                                    97p

8. Beychevelle 1949                                            97p

9. Leoville Barton 2016                                       96p

10. Les Carmes Haut Brion 1953                         96p