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Bruno Borie’s First Dozen Vintages

Ch Ducru Beaucaillou has always had a special place in my affections. When I was sent to Bordeaux as a callow youth, it was Ronald Barton and Jean-Eugene Borie who were not only incredibly kind to me, but can also...

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Yquem 2013: “THE wine of the vintage”

Ch d’Yquem is the greatest sweet wine in the world and last week they released their 2013. Having decided not to declare a 2012, the release of the brilliant 2013 has been eagerly anticipated. It is a wonderful wine, potentially...

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VCC: brilliant but limited

This morning saw the release of the undeniably brilliant and sadly short in supply, Vieux Chateau Certan 2014.

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Pichon Lalande 2014: "within touching distance of the First Growths"

Our favourite release of the morning is certainly Ch Pichon Lalande at £625 IB. Under the ownership of the great Champagne house Louis Roederer and the skilled guidance of Nicolas Glumineau

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Domaine de Chevalier Blanc and Rouge 2014

It is not often that an estate makes both great white and red wines but Domaine de Chevalier manages to achieve just that. Since 1983 it has been run by Olivier Bernard

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