Bordeaux

2015 Vintage in Bordeaux

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Right after the harvest started, Bordeaux’s 2015 vintage was already creating a buzz. 2015 is definitely a good year for the region’s winemakers. The weather conditions provided conditions that observers compare to the legendary 2005 vintage. Bordeaux’s climate is ideally suited to the slow maturation necessary for its classic grapes – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc – to develop ... Read More »

Wine Futures: Why Vintage Matters

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Even more than other wine regions, weather has a great impact on Bordeaux wine and wine futures. Bordeaux is benefits from a moderate climate without extreme temperatures. The Atlantic Ocean provides a moderating effect, keep extreme temperature swings at bay. Its vineyards benefit from warm, sunny summers. Its winters are cool but not too cold, and damaging frost is relatively ... Read More »

Five Reasons to Buy Wine Futures

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The en primeur system, also known as wine futures, is a unique feature of the Bordeaux wine market. Each spring, wine professionals from all over the world descend on Bordeaux to taste the previous fall’s wines. These wines are still aging in barrel, and won’t be bottled and released to the market for two to three more years. However, the ... Read More »

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