Bordeaux 2015 – Margaux


See this guide to our extensive coverage of Bordeaux 2015. 

This is the first of 11 tasting articles devoted to primeurs samples of the nearly 600 wines recently tasted by me in Bordeaux (sometimes twice, occasionally three times), supplemented by 44 Grand Cercle wines tasted by Richard in London and a couple more tasted in London by Julia. We’re beginning with Margaux because it was notably successful in 2015 and will continue through next week and the week after. 

We have already covered in detail on this site the exceptionally hot, dry start to the summer followed by a much...