Bordeaux 2017 – St-Estèphe


See this guide to all our coverage of the 2017 vintage in Bordeaux. 

At Montrose, maître de chai Vincent Decup treated us to a preview of their detailed (but short) aerial video that starts with the whole Bordeaux region and zooms in, via the left-bank appellations north of the city, to the individual vineyard parcels of Montrose. Aside from the slightly annoying music (nothing wrong with the music per se, I just hate music jumping out unbidden from my computer), this is an excellent visualisation of the region and a clear example of the effort involved in precision viticulture, taking...