Daily Wine News: All About Bordeaux

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 04-18-2019

bordeaux-wine-cork-984x500In Bloomberg, Elin McCoy offers her impressions of the 2018 Bordeaux vintage. “The best wines are exceptional: concentrated, layered, velvet- and silk-textured, pure and succulent. Tasting barrel sample after barrel sample is usually tough, with puckering palate fatigue, but not this year. The wines combine the mouth-filling plushness of the 2009s with the ripe structure of the 2015s and 2016s, plus a cool, bright energy that made me crave another taste.”

Jane Anson also shares highlights from the en primeur tastings in Decanter. (subscription req.)

In Vinous, Neal Martin attends a vertical of Rauzan-Ségla that spanned more than a century, and charts the course of the Margaux Second Growth from its origins under Pierre de Rauzan to the present day under Nicolas Audebert.

In Wine Spectator, Robert Camuto shares his takeaways from the 2019 Vinitaly international wine fair.

What’s the best way to organize supermarket products to facilitate consumer purchases? Mike Veseth, the wine economist, considers the best system for wine.

Annalisa Girardi considers the negative impacts of Italy’s prosecco boom in Forbes.

In the Cork Report, Mikhail Lipyanskiy checks out the Hudson River Region.

In the Dallas News, Alfonso Cevola explores a new generation of kosher wine.

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