Bordeaux 2016 – AOC Bordeaux and Côtes, Fronsac


See this guide to our coverage of 2016 Bordeaux and also my right-bank overview

The 68 wines below include some of the best value to be found in Bordeaux. Those that carry the appellations Bordeaux or Bordeaux Supérieur generally come from the vast (and notably pretty) region between the Dordogne and Garonne rivers known traditionally as the Entre-Deux-Mers. Land here is very much cheaper than that carrying a smarter appellation and so has attracted a number of recent and particularly ambitious outsiders. (Gavin Quinney of Ch Bauduc, the weather guru who keeps sending us masses of graphs, pictures...