Bordeaux 2015 – dry whites


See this guide to our extensive coverage of Bordeaux 2015. 

The weather played into the hands of many of Bordeaux’s producers of dry white wines in 2015. Most of the grapes were picked in the window of dry weather at the beginning of September, although the team at Ch Haut-Brion admitted that their Sémillons were affected by rain just before the harvest and had to be kept on the vine for a while after the rain to gain concentration – a process that concentrated both sugar and acidity. Their Sémillons had a little of that green streak that can be...