The 2018 vintage for Bordeaux is proving to be exceptional. This is holding true across appellation and classification; and is cause for celebration as it’s being compared to 2009, 2010 and 2016 in terms of consistency in quality.
The year brought ideal conditions throughout the growing season and producers were able to capitalize on this good fortune handily.
These wines are now in stock and are ready to ship.
If you’re looking for absolutely stellar examples from the vintage, select the Chateau Mouton Rothschild which carries the suggestion that it may be one of the ultimate vintages in the last hundred years. The 2018 Pichon Lalande is a particularly exciting wine, sure to be “a modern classic.” Or you might enjoy the velvety Pichon-Baron, the beautifully structured Cos d'Estournel, or the exquisite bouquet of the Pape Clement, or perhaps the elegant and polished Grand-Puy-Lacoste.
Due to their locations, the climatic conditions, and the precise elements of their terroir, several areas had commendable results with the 2018 vintage. Here are a few of our recommendations.