Jane Anson

Lafite 1988

Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, 1ere Cru Classé 1988 This was a vintage that remained tight and closed for a long time. They are just starting to drink this at the chateau apparently,…

Lafite 1998

Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, 1ere Cru Classé 1998 Easy vintage until September, when conditions in the Médoc particularly became humid, which meant accelerating the harvest (it was one of those years when…

lafite 2008

Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, 1ere Cru Classé 2008 This vintage had the bottle engraved with the Chinese symbol for 8, to commemorate the planting of the Penglai vineyards in China. Just…

Bordeaux Second Wines

It’s easy to be cynical about second wines in Bordeaux. Prices have risen in recent years, so you are likely to pay the same for many of them, especially from the…