Pavie and Angélus – folie à deux?


See this guide to our extensive coverage of Bordeaux 2012.

There is one good thing about the Bordeaux 2012 campaign. In stark contrast to last year's attempts to sell 2011 bordeaux, a 'campaign' that spluttered for months, it has started early and is proceeding with reasonable pace.

I have been incarcerated in Southwark Crown Court on jury service much of this week but when I have been allowed to communicate with the outside world, I have seen a steady stream of prices coming out of Bordeaux, including at least two first growths, Mouton and Lafite, and the other wines in...