Bordeaux 2022 – a foretaste from the Grand Cercle

Ch Ad Francos

Julia previews a very small selection of bordeaux 2022s in London in anticipation of our much fuller coverage starting in early May. For the background to the vintage, see Gavin Quinney's weather and crop report. Pictured above is Château Ad Francos in Francs Côtes de Bordeaux. See our guide to coverage of Bordeaux 2022.

‘It’s one of my all-time favourite vintages’, said a delighted Alain Raynaud during a London preview of 2022 bordeaux from some members of the Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux.

Raynaud is president and founder of the Grand Cercle, an association of 128 producers from...